Reginald C Holliday

Military
Reginald C Holliday riding a horse during R&R

Object Number - UPL 21817 - Reginald C Holliday riding a horse during R&R while serving at 493rd Bomb Group, Debach, Suffolk

Reg Holliday served as a co-pilot with the 418th Bomb Squadron, 100th Bomb Group, flying missions out of Thorpe Abbotts, England, Dec. 1943-May 1944. Upon completion of his combat service he was trained for Flight Control Officer duty and was assigned to the 493rd Bomb Group, Debach where he served for the duration of hostilities in the ETO.

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Units served with

  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment
The insignia of the 493rd Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 418th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Captain
  • Role/Job: Pilot

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Blivit
  • Unit: 100th Bomb Group 349th Bomb Squadron 418th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Miss-Chief
  • Unit: 100th Bomb Group 418th Bomb Squadron

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Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

8 October 1918

Died

8 August 1996

Revisions

Date7 Oct 2018 23:45:13
ContributorRandyhol
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Randy Holliday, son of Lt. Reginald C. Holliday

Date7 Oct 2018 23:42:31
ContributorRandyhol
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Randy Holliday, son of Lt. Reginald C. Holliday

Date7 Oct 2018 23:38:11
ContributorRandyhol
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Randy Holliday, son of Lt. Reginald C. Holliday

Date7 Feb 2018 11:25:53
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493rd BG Archives Debach
www.493bgdebach.co.uk

Date18 May 2016 18:09:07
ContributorRandyhol
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Randy Holliday, son of Lt. Reg C. Holliday

Date17 May 2016 15:55:08
ContributorLucy May
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Brought in information from a duplicate record. Source:
Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Unit History, http://493bgdebach.co.uk/roster_list.php where he is listed as a Flight Control Officer with unit '420' - possibly the 420th Air Service Group.

Date16 May 2016 20:59:40
ContributorRandyhol
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Randy Holliday, son of Lt. Reg C. Holliday

Date17 Jan 2016 02:15:19
ContributorRandyhol
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Randall H. Holliday, son

Date27 Sep 2014 18:22:17
ContributorAAM
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100th Bomb Group Foundation Directory, 2000 - 2001 / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

Reginald C Holliday: Gallery (8 items)