A memorial to those who served in the 116th Infantry Regiment, "The Stonewall Brigade"
Sunday, August 7, 2016
SGT George Leo Holm
SGT George Leo Holm was born 3 May 1918 son of Frank Anian and Amanda Holm. Both his parents had been born in Finland and come to the U.S. via Canada. Frank worked as a moulder in an iron foundry. George married Marianne M. Zednik in February 1943.
George was working as a stock clerk when he was drafted in March 1943. He was sent to Europe and on 19 Jun 1944 transferred from the replacement depot to G Company 116th Infantry. On 25 Jul 1944 George was promoted from PVT to SGT. SGT Holm was killed in action on 7 Aug 1944.
SGT Holm was repatriated and is buried in River View Cemetery in Portland, Oregon. His brother John Holm was killed at Tarawa on 21 Nov 1943.