HERBERT L. HOLDEN, ENS, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Herbert Holden '07

Date of birth: March 6, 1885

Date of death: June 11, 1907

Age: 22

Lucky Bag

From the 1907 Lucky Bag:

Loss

Herbert was lost when the steam-powered launch he was aboard was run down and sunk on June 11, 1907, in Hampton Roads. He was a passenger returning to the battleship Connecticut, which he was stationed aboard, from the Jamestown Exposition.

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Philip Field '06, William Stevenson '06, Walter Ulrich '07, Franklin Holcomb '07, and Henry Murfin, Jr. '07 were also drowned in this incident.


Class of 1907

Herbert is one of 13 members of the Class of 1907 in Memorial Hall.