Monday, September 5, 2016
PFC Jack H. Holt
Jack entered service in the Army in July 1943. Trained as a medic and sent to England, Jack was assigned to Medical Detachment 116th Infantry and from there attached to Headquarters 3rd Battalion 116th Infantry to work in the battalion aid station. After the amphibious assault on D-Day and combat operations through the battle for Saint Lo, Jack was relieved from attachment and returned to the Medical Detachment. He was himself seriously wounded on 29 Aug 1944 and died of his wound(s) on 5 Sep 1944.
PFC Holt is buried in the Restlawn Memorial Park and Cemetery in Coffeyville, Kansas.