CARL B. A. HOLMSTROM, LCDR, USN
Carl Holmstrom '38
Date of birth: January 10, 1916
Date of death: August 5, 1944
From the 1938 Lucky Bag:
His parents were listed as next of kin.
Distinguished Flying Cross
From Hall of Valor:
SYNOPSIS: Lieutenant Commander Carl B. A. Holmstrom (NSN: 0-81095), United States Navy, was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross (Posthumously) for extraordinary achievement while participating in aerial flight as pilot of a carrier-based Scout Bomber in the Bonin Islands on 5 August 1944.
General Orders: Bureau of Naval Personnel Information Bulletin No. 337 (April 1945)
Action Date: August 5, 1944
Rank: Lieutenant Commander