Earnest Paul Holmes, Jr

Private First Class
3RD PLT, D CO, 2ND BN, 501ST INFANTRY, 101 ABN DIV
Army of the United States
13 August 1947 - 15 February 1968
Talladega, Alabama
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101 ABN DIV

501ST INF RGT
Combat Infantry

Purple Heart, National Defense, Vietnam Service, Vietnam Campaign

Airborne!

The database page for Earnest Paul Holmes, Jr

16 Mar 2003

I would just like to start by thanking all of the branches of service for my freedom. The man I am requesting info on is my uncle ... if anyone has any information on him I would like to know any and all things about him because I never got to meet him so if you have any info please e-mail me.

Thank you ... my name is Alan
E-mail address taz25m1@aol.com no longer valid.

17 Jan 2007

The e-mail address for Paul Holmes' nephew Alan Holmes is invalid ... I grew up with Paul and would share what I remember about him if I had a correct e-mail address.

From a friend.
h_d_berry@yahoo.com

A Note from The Virtual Wall

On 15 Feb 1968 the 3rd Platoon, D Co, 2/501st Infantry, lost five men in an attack on Firebase PK-17 near Hue:
  • 2LT Robert F. Brulte, Philadelphia, PA (Silver Star)
  • SGT David M. Cash, Pasadena, CA
  • CPL Emanuel F. Burroughs, McBean, GA
  • CPL Wade E. Thackrey, Lubbock, TX
  • PFC Earnest P. Holmes, Talladega, AL
  • PFC Henry M. Tabet, Compton, CA


The point-of-contact for this memorial is
his nephew,
Alan Holmes
taz25m1@aol.com



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With all respect
Jim Schueckler, former CW2, US Army
Ken Davis, Commander, United States Navy (Ret)
Memorial first published on 16 Mar 2003
Last updated 05/26/2007