Milestones, Dec. 3, 1945

Died. Ralph Holmes, 30, wartime Army airman, actor brother of Actor Phillips Holmes (killed in a 1942 R.C.A.F. crash), son of Old Trouper Taylor Holmes, second husband of Torch Singer Libby Holman (who was cleared of the 1932 shooting of her first husband, Tobacco Heir Zachary Smith Reynolds); of barbiturate poisoning (apparently from an overdose of sleeping tablets); in Manhattan.

Died. Geraldine Siebolds ("That Girl") Pyle, 44, War Correspondent Ernie Pyle's twice-married (both times to Ernie) widow and companion of his prewar reportorial rovings; after an attack of influenza; in Albuquerque, N.M.


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