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Balus J. Holleman Jr.

Military

B.J. was a B-24 pilot, shot down and taken prisoner in March 1945

Service

Units served with

  • 15th Air Force

    15th Air Force

    Command
    The Fifteenth Air Force was one of two Strategic Air forces in Europe, along with the Eighth Air Force. ...

  • 460th Bomb Group

    460th Bomb Group

    Group
    Constituted as 460th Bombardment Group (Heavy) in May 1943. Activated on 1 July 1943. Activated as a B-24 Liberator heavy bombardment unit; assigned to II Bomber Command for training. Primarily trained in New Mexico and Utah. Received deployment orders...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Jacksonville, NC, USA 1923
Enlisted Fort Bragg, NC, USA 8 December 1942
POW Germany 22 March 1945
Died Kinston, NC, USA 15 August 2018

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
16 August 2018 20:54:48 KD4ITI Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, suffix, nickname, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, biography, events and unit associations
Sources

Dave Wentzel
8th AF Historical Soc, Metrolina Chapter

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