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Holly, Clifford 193? - 1953

HOLLY

Posted By: Reid R. Johnson (email)
Date: 2/25/2013 at 07:25:58

Cedar Rapids Gazette, Thur., 9 July 1953.

Clifford Holly Killed In Korea.

Special to the Gazette. - Monona - Mr. and Mrs. Lester Holly of Monona were notified Wednesday by the defense department of the death of son, Clifford, in Korea. No details were given.

Clifford, 20, entered the army June 3, 1952, and landed in Japan on Christmas day of that year. A few days later he was sent to Korea where he has been since.

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Cedar Rapids Gazette, Sun., 6 Sept. 1953.

Monona- Body of Clifford Holly will arrive in Monona at 2:30 a.m. Monday and services will be held Tuesday at 2 in Monona Methodist church.

Holly, drowned July 2 in Korea while serving with Co. B. 4th Signal Battalion, was putting up telephone wires at the time.

Graduated from Monona high school in 1949, he entered service June 3, 1952, and had been in Korea since Jan. 1, 1953.

He is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lester Holly, a brother, Gary, 15, and a sister, Bonnie, 12.

Submitter is not related.


 

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