Sergeant Kenneth Christopher HOLLAND

From Australia serving in the Royal Air Force

Service No: 754503 (RAFVR)
Born: Date, Location unavailable
Enlisted in the RAF: date unavailable
Unit: No. 152 Squadron (RAF), RAF Station Warmwell, Dorset
Died: Air Operations: (No. 152 Squadron Spitfire 1 aircraft N3173), Somerset, 25 September 1940, Aged 20 Years
Buried: Cremated (Weymouth Crematorium)
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Harold George and Ina Gladys Christopher Holland; ward of Mr. H. I. E. Ripley, of Camelford, Cornwall
Roll of Honour: Unknown
Remembered: Commemorative Roll, Australian War Memorial, Canberra
Remembered: Tamarama Surf Life Saving Club Honour Board, Tamarama NSW
Remembered: Battle of Britain Memorial, Westminster Abbey, London UK

On 25 September 1940, Sergeant Holland flying Spitfire N3173 shot down an attacking He111 bomber to the west of Bristol at 1200 hours and then crashed at Woolverton, Somerset.


Australian War Memorial Commemorative Roll On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Franks, Norman L R Royal Air Force Fighter Command Losses of the Second World war Volume 1 Operational Losses: Aircraft and Crews 1939-1941, Midland Publishing Leicester UK, 1997
Register of War Memorials in New South Wales On-Line

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