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Glen Allen Holland, Jr

Glen Allen Holland, Jr

Male 1919 - 1944  (24 years)

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  • Name Glen Allen Holland 
    Suffix Jr 
    Born 01 Aug 1919  Chicago, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 21 Apr 1944  Gross-Beckmann, Warendorf, North Westfalen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • F/L Glen Holland (J7917) was declared 'missing in action' on April 21, 1944 while serving as a RCAF pilot in RAF 605 Squadron, based in Manston, Kent, England. This squadron was a so-called 'intruder' squadron and at the time of his death was armed with Mosquito aircraft. He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery at Kleve, Germany.
    Person ID I4267  Cullen family tree

    Father Glen Allen Holland,   b. 15 Sep 1894, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jul 1980, King of Prussia, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Dorothy Jane Rauen,   b. 26 Apr 1899, Chicago, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1981, King of Prussia, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 04 Apr 1917  Lake, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F1796  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lucy Claire Mary Turner,   b. 19 Nov 1918, Ottawa, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 May 2009, Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Married 18 Jul 1942  Notre Dame de Lourdes, Cyrville, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F2067  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Histories
    Holland,  Glen Allen (Happy) (1919-1944)
    Holland, Glen Allen (Happy) (1919-1944)
    Happy Holland came by his nickname honestly – he was happy-go-lucky with a standout personality to match. He was an ace Mosquito pilot in WWII who died in a mid-air collision in 1944.

    Excerpt from A Melding of Cultures Ancestors of George Turner and Bernadette Joanis Volume 1 Our Turners: Canadian Transportation Pioneers, Mark Cullen, Vancouver, 2013, Appendix 6, pp 243-252


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  • Sources 
    1. [S148] Familysearch.org, Indiana Marriages 1811-1959, #38472, page 3.

    2. [S15] Notre Dame de Lourdes de Cyrville 1873 - 1985, SocieteFranco-Ontarienne d'Histoire et de Genealogie 1986, 43.