Holland, Arthur R, BM1

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Last Rank
Petty Officer First Class (E-6)
Last Primary Rate
BM-Boatswain's Mate
Last Rate Group
Boatswain's Mate
Primary Unit
1945-1946, BM, Captain of the Port - Los Angeles / Long Beach CA
Service Years
1941 - 1946
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BM-Boatswain's Mate
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Contact Info
Home Town
Van Nuys, California
Last Address
Merced, California

Date of Passing
Mar 27, 2014
Location of Interment
Buried at Sea - N/A, Pacific Ocean
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Not Specified

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Last Known Activity
Retired and Travelling.
Other Comments:
Enjoying my Golden Years.
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 Duty Stations
Coast GuardUS NavyCG Marine Safety Units
  1941-1941, SA, CG Base Government Island CA
  1941-1942, SR, US Navy/Training Command
  1942-1943, SN, CG Station Point Reyes
  1942-1943, SN, USCG Light House Point Reyes
  1943-1943, SN, USCGC Columbine (WAGL/WLI-208)
  1943-1945, BM, USS Albireo (AK-90)
  1945-1945, BM, Naval District/11th Naval District
  1945-1946, BM, Captain of the Port - Los Angeles / Long Beach CA
 Reflections on Service
Please describe who or what influenced your decision to join the Coast Guard?
Whether you were in the service for several years or as a career, please describe the direction or path you took. What was your reason for leaving?
If you participated in any military operations, including combat, humanitarian and peacekeeping operations, please describe those which were the most significant to you and, if life-changing, in what way.
Was there a particular incident during your service when you believed you were in a situation you might not survive? Please describe what happened and what was the outcome.
Of all your duty stations or assignments, which one do you have fondest memories of and why? Which one was your least favorite?
From your entire service, including combat, describe the personal memories which have impacted you most?
What achievement(s) are you most proud of from your military career? If you received any medals, awards, formal presentations or qualification badges for significant achievement or valor, please describe how these were earned.
Of all the medals, awards, formal presentations and qualification badges you received, or any other memorabilia, please describe those which are the most meaningful to you and why?
Which individual(s) from your time in the military stand out as having the most positive impact on you and why?
Please recount the names of friends you served with, at which location, and what you remember most about them. Indicate those you are already in touch with and those you would like to make contact with.
Can you recount a particular incident from your service which may or may not have been funny at the time, but still makes you laugh?
What profession did you follow after your military service and what are you doing now? If you are currently serving, what is your present occupational specialty?
What military associations are you a member of, if any? What specific benefits do you derive from your memberships?
In what ways has serving in the military influenced the way you have approached your life and your career?
Based on your own experiences, what advice would you give to those who have recently joined the Coast Guard?
In what ways has TogetherWeServed.com helped you remember your military service and the friends you served with.
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