Carl Holder

BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Marine Corps

HOMETOWN
Houston, TX

HONORED BY
Danny Jones

ACTIVITY DURING WWII

SERVED AS A PRIVATE AT AN ADVANCED OUTPOST IN THE DEFENSIVE INSTALLATIONS OF A COMPANY IN THE SECOND BATTALION, REINFORCED, FIRST MARINES, FIRST MARINE DIVISION NEAR THE ENEMY HELD VILLAGE OF SUMERU, NEW BRITAIN IN DECEMBER 1943. AWARDED THE SILVER STAR FOR GALLANTRY IN ACTION AND THE PURPLE HEART.