Nelson Miles Holderman

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Nelson Miles Holderman

Birthdate: (67)
Birthplace: Trumbull, Clay, NE, USA
Death: September 3, 1953 (67)
Place of Burial: San Bruno, San Mateo, CA, USA
Managed by: Shirley Marie Caulk
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About Nelson Miles Holderman

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Captain (Infantry) Nelson Miles Holderman, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on October 2 - 8, 1918, while serving with 307th Infantry, 77th Division, in action at Charlevaux, Argonne Forest. Captain Holderman commanded a company of a battalion which was cut off and surrounded by the enemy. He was wounded on 4, 5, and 7 October, but throughout the entire period, suffering great pain and subjected to fire of every character, he continued personally to lead and encourage the officers and men under his command with unflinching courage and with distinguished success. On 6 October, in a wounded condition, he rushed through enemy machinegun and shell fire and carried two wounded men to a place of safety.

General Orders: War Department, General Orders No. 11 (March 12, 1921)

Action Date: October 02 - 8, 1918

Service: Army

Rank: Captain

Regiment: 307th Infantry

Division: 77th Division

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Nelson Miles Holderman's Timeline

November 10, 1885
Trumbull, Clay, NE, USA
September 3, 1953
Age 67
San Bruno, San Mateo, CA, USA