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Ralph A Holmes

Military

Service

Units served with

Aircraft

Associated Place

  • Chalgrove

    Military site : airfield
    Chalgrove was built as a USAAF transport or observation unit base in 1943-44. Several reconnaissance units operated from the airfield, including the Ninth Air Force's 10th Photographic Group and 423rd Night Fighter Squadron (later 155th Reconnaissance...

  • Mount Farm

    Military site : airfield
    Originally a grass airfield satellite for the RAF Photographic Reconnaissance Unit at nearby RAF Benson, Mount Farm was built in 1940-1941. It had three concrete runways, 49 dispersals (24 concrete pan type plus 25 PSP squares), and eight blister...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Bloomington, Illinois 11 October 1917
Died Indianapolis, IN, USA 2 January 1996

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
03 October 2014 22:10:17 Gillian Holmes Changes to events
Sources

Gillian S. Holmes, daughter.

Date Contributor Update
03 October 2014 22:08:40 Gillian Holmes Changes to nickname and place associations
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Gillian S. Holmes, daughter.

Date Contributor Update
03 October 2014 08:16:21 Pyker Changes to media associations
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Added media - photo of M/Sgt. Holmes

Date Contributor Update
03 October 2014 08:09:02 Pyker Changes to role and place associations
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Detail added

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:21:44 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

7th Photo Recon Group Master Directory, 6 June 1996 / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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