WO II K.A. Carl "Bubbles" Hollinger
We regret to advise that Warrant Officer Second Class K.A. Carl "Bubbles" Hollinger passed away on 14 January 2003
Carl was born in Montreal in 1915. He enlisted in June 1940 and was taken on strength with Survey Troop, 14th Fd Regt, RCA in August 1942. We transferred to the Royal Canadian Engineers and served as a pressman with 3rd Fd (Repro) Svy Coy, RCE overseas.
Carl was one of four brothers who served in survey overseas. After the war, he joined the Army Survey Establishment as a lithographer. He retired on a medical discharge in June 1965 as WOII to a farm near Stittsville ON. Carl also became an auctioneer and his name was often heard on CBC Ottawa Radio to be looking after an auction in the Ottawa Valley.
A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, January 17, 2003, in the Chapel of Theo Brunet and Sons Funeral Home in Rockland, ON. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Rockland St-Joseph Nursing Home, 1615 Laurier Street, K4K 1C8 would be most appreciated.