Hamilton County


Harold Ervin Holm




Harold Ervin Holm was born Feb. 13, 1923 to Wilhelm and Christine Egenes Holm. He died Oct. 9, 2002 and is buried in Fairview Cemetery, Story City, IA.

Harold served with the U.S. Navy in World War II. He served aboard the USS Washington at New Caledonia and was assigned to B Div. #3 fire room. His memorable experiences include the collision with USS Indiana; typhoons, bombardment of Iwo Jima and 79 continuous days at sea.

He was awarded the Asiatic-Pacific medal with 12 stars, Philippine Liberation medal with 2 stars, Good Conduct medal, Victory Ribbon and the American Area medal.

Source: ancestry.com