Leonard Holland

Leonard Holland

Leonard Holland

Major General Leonard Holland was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School, 6 August 1942, class number 46. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, Company H, 103d Infantry, 43d Division, South Pacific Theatre. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Company Commander and Battalion S-3, Co d, 103 Inf, 43d Div, South Pacific Theatre; Battalion Executive Officer, 1st Regiment, IRTC, Fort McClellan, Alabama; Battalion Commander, 1st Regiment, IRTC, Fort McClellan Alabama; Battalion Commander, 1st Bn, 385th Inf Regiment, 76th Div (USAR), Providence, Rhode Island; Executive Officer, Headquarters Co, 385th Inf Regiment, 76th Div (USAR), Providence, Rhode Island; Regiment Commander, Headquarters Co, 385th Inf Regiment, 76th Div (USAR), Providence, Rhode Island; Commanding General, Headquarters & Headquarters Det RIARNG, The Adjutant General State of Rhode Island. | His awards and decorations include: Commendation from Commanding General 43d Infantry Division for teaching jungle tactics to Division replacements; New Zealand Army; Commendation from General; Armed Forces Reserve Medal; World War II Victory Medal; Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal w/2 Stars and 1 Arrowhead; American Campaign Medal; American Defense Service Medal; Combat Infantryman Badge; Purple Heart; Bronze Star.

More Information

  • Rank

    Major General

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Bronze Star Medal

  • Year Inducted

    1965

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_00218