|Death: ||Aug. 13, 1945, Philippines|
Chicago Tribune September 7, 1945:
Flight Officer Harry Lee Holenshade, killed in South Pacific Aug. 13, 1945, beloved son of Daniel M. and Florence Holenshade of Savannah, Ga., formerly of Oak Park, fond brother of the late Lt. Daniel M. Holenshade Jr., grandson of Kathryn. L. Holenshade of Chicago. Memorial services at Willard Methodist church. Euclid and Harvard avenues, Oak Park, Saturday, Sept. 8, 4 p.m.
Chicago Tribune November 24, 1948:
HOLENSHADE BROTHERS RITES SATURDAY; TWO FLYERS KILLED IN WAR
Services for Lt. Daniel M. Holenshade Jr., 22, and his brother, Flight Officer Harry Lee, 21, who were killed in action in World War II. on different battle fronts, will be held in Mount Emblem cemetery at 2 p.m. Saturday. Both men lived in Oak Park and attended Oak Park High school and Beloit college. Lt. Holenshade was killed March 22, 1944, in Africa while serving as a pilot with the troop carrier command of the 8th air force. Flight Officer Holenshade was killed Aug. 13, 1945, in Manila while a fighter pilot with the 13th air force. Surviving are the parents, Mr. and Mrs. Holenshade Sr., now of Savannah, Ga., and Lt. Holenshade's widow, Barbara P. Holenshade. The Charles Roth post of the American Legion, Oak Park, of which both flyers were members, will conduct the services.
Chicago Tribune November 27, 1948:
-F.O. Harry Lee Holenshade U.S.A.A.F., killed in Manila, Aug. 13, 1945, son of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel M. Holenshade Sr., brother of the late Lt. Daniel M. Holenshade Jr., U.S.A.A.F. Graveside services at Mount Emblem cemetery, Elmhurst, Ill., Saturday, Nov. 27, at 2 p.m. Please omit flowers.
Daniel M Holenshade (1893 - 1974)
Florence Elizabeth Haigh Holenshade (1898 - 1985)
Daniel Morris Holenshade (1922 - 1944)*
Harry Lee Holenshade (1925 - 1945)
Mount Emblem Cemetery
GPS (lat/lon): 41.9309, -87.9269
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Record added: Sep 07, 2011
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NARA records list this soldiers Home of Record as Washington, District Of Columbia...Died Non-Battle...Your service and sacrifice must never be forgotten.|
Added: Dec. 11, 2015