Hollis Powers Gale


Hollis Powers Gale

Ludlow, Windsor County, Vermont, USA
Death 24 Oct 1962 (aged 74)
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial Ludlow, Windsor County, Vermont, USA
Memorial ID 112642053 View Source
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World War 1, he was a volunteer ambulance driver, in the American Field Service, in France.

Enlisted, October 13, 1921, in Troop A, 51st Machine Gun Squadron ( Squadron A ), NYNG, New York City.

April 26, 1922, the Squadron acted as escort to Marshall Joffre of France.

He served in the ranks and was discharged in 1923.

World War 2, in 1940 he as the director for the American Red Cross in southern China. He was interned by the Japanese after the attack on Pearl Harbor. He was part of a prisoner exchange with the Japanese government returning on the first exchange aboard the Swedish line Gripdholm.

On his arrival in the States he joined the China Desk of the Office of Strategic Service, were he served during the war.

University of Pennsylvania, member of the class of 1913.

Career, American Red Cross; stock broker, Hornblower & Weeks, 40 Wall Street, NY, NY.

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