Robert K. Holmes

ACCOUNTED FOR

NAME
Robert Kimball Holmes
NICKNAME
MCSN
284571
HOME OF RECORD
181 West Haven, Salt Lake City, UT
NEXT OF KIN
Father, Mr. Edward D. Holmes
DATE OF BIRTH
May 8, 1922
DATE OF ENLISTMENT
May 20, 1940
DATE OF LOSS
December 7, 1941
REGION
Pacific
CAMPAIGN / AREA
Pearl Harbor
CASUALTY TYPE
MIA (Declared Dead)
UNIT
Marine Detachment,
USS Oklahoma
DUTY
CIRCUMSTANCES OF LOSS
PFC Holmes was aboard the USS Oklahoma when she was sunk during the attack on Pearl Harbor. His remains were recovered at an unknown date, and buried in the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific.

In May of 2018, PFC Kimball was officially accounted for.

INDIVIDUAL DECORATIONS
Purple Heart
LAST KNOWN RANK
Private First Class
STATUS OF REMAINS
Accounted For
9 May 2018
MEMORIALS
USS Oklahoma Memorial
National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific

Biography:
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Articles and Records:

Ogden Standard Examiner December 29, 1941.

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