Funeral Held for Horace Hollingum
Funeral has been held for Horace (Hap) Holingum, 70, veteran of two world wars and a printer and businessman.
He recently retired as president of The Letter Shop, a firm he headed for 47 years.
Born in England and educated in Canada, Mr. Hollingum went overseas with the Canadian Artillery in the First World War. He won his wings while training in Egypt but never had an opportunity to fly in the Royal Flying Corps.
He joined the RCAF in the Second World War and retired with the rank of wing commander.
Mr Hollingum was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, several other veterans’ organizations and the Terminal City Club.
FAMILY: a son, Victor; a daughter, Mrs. H.A. Beck, and five grandchildren.
The Province 21 February 1969
Wing Commander Hollingum enlisted in the 68th Overseas Depot Battery on 21 February 1916 and served with the 5th Canadian Divisional Ammunition Column, reaching the rank of Sergeant, before transferring to the Royal Flying Corps as a Cadet.