John E Hollis

Seaman
USS BENEWAH (APB-35), TF 117
United States Navy
08 October 1946 - 11 November 1970
Apple Springs, TX
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TF 117

USS BENEWAH
National Defense, Vietnam Service, Vietnam Campaign

The database page for John E Hollis

26 Jan 1998

John died while missing, from drowning or suffocation.

Steve Hemmer
redbaron@fullnet.com
16 Feb 2002

Many a day has passed
but never has Hollie left my heart.
John died one night off the front gun turrent while on guard.
Tears from heaven, John...

Mike Berkemer
mberkemer@aol.com
20 March 2002

John is still remembered.
I served with John on the Benewah as well as USS Princeton (LPH-5).

Phil DePauk
Pdepauk@aol.com

26 Mar 2003

I remember your memorial service, John.
I remember how you saved another sailor's life when he made a grave mistake that night.
I remember you being my final hero of that war.
John, I remember, always.

From a shipmate,
Daniel Wm. DeWalt
Midlothian, IL 60445
ILDanOne@aol.com



The point-of-contact for this memorial is
one who remembers,
Steve Hemmer
redbaron@fullnet.com 
26 Jan 1998



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With all respect
Jim Schueckler, former CW2, US Army
Ken Davis, Commander, United States Navy (Ret)
Channing Prothro, former CAP Marine
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