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Leo Blair Hollinger

Military

Sgt. Leo B Hollinger was in the 62nd Troop Carrier Squadron, 314th Group in England. His troop carriers helped deliver paratroopers on D-Day.

Awards: AM, EAME (1 battle star).

Service

Units served with

Associated Place

  • Saltby

    Military site : airfield
    Initially a grass airfield satellite to RAF Cottesmore, Saltby opened in August 1941 as the home of No. 14 OTU, but closed for development in August 1943. When allocated to the Ninth Air Force in February 1944, it had three concrete runways, 33 loop...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Ursine, NV 6 May 1917

Son of William Alexander and Lydia [Blair] Hollinger.

Enlisted Fort McClellan, AL 16 May 1942

Fort McClellan, Alabama

Died Boise, ID 18 January 1992
Buried Parkview Cemetery New Plymouth, Payette County, ID 21 January 1992

Parkview Cemetery
New Plymouth, Payette County, Idaho

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
11 June 2021 20:05:36 Al_Skiff Changes to events and place associations
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https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/15565106/leo-blair-hollinger

Date Contributor Update
11 June 2021 19:57:57 Al_Skiff Changes to middlename, biography, awards and events
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Date Contributor Update
10 June 2021 20:01:32 Dricharlo Changes to biography
Sources

Rick Graham is a friend of Rachel Hollinger, daughter of Leo B Hollinger.

Date Contributor Update
10 June 2021 19:55:17 Dricharlo Changes to media associations
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Rick Graham is a friend of Rachel Hollinger Rogers, daughter of Leo B Hollinger,

Date Contributor Update
10 June 2021 19:53:41 Dricharlo Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, biography, unit associations and media associations
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Rick Graham is a Friend of Rachel Hollinger Rogers, daughter of Leo B. Hollinger

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