Hollen “Holland” W. Whaley was born on 5 July 1914, the son of James Harve Whaley and Leatha Ogle.
He was Killed in Action 24 April 1943

6th Armored Infantry, Company D

Pvt Whaley was killed in action in North Africa. His is buried at White Oak Flats Cemetery, Gatlinburg, Sevier County, Tennessee.

The Knoxville Journal, 27 June 1948
Cpl. Holland Whaley, 28, of Gatlinburg, was killed in action April, 1943 in North Africa. He enlisted in the Army in November, 1939, and went overseas in April, 1942. The body arrived at Knoxville. Survivors: mother, Mrs. Letha Whaley; four brothers, Ben, Alvin, John Leslie and Hansel; four sisters, Mrs. Loren E. Allen, Mrs. A.B. Bull, Mrs. Herbert H. henry and Miss Kathleen Whaley.

  • Rank: Private
  • Date of birth:
  • 5 July 1914
  • Date of death: 24 April 1943
  • County: Sevier
  • Hometown: Gatlinburg
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 6th Armored Infantry
  • Theater: North Africa
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: White Oak Flats Cemetery, Gatlinburg, Sevier County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XVIII, Top Panel
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