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Stanley Hollis

Middlesbrough 1912 - Liverton Mines, North Riding of Yorkshire 1972
English recipient of the Victoria Cross, World War II
(Wikipedia)
Brian Alabaster
2015

Middlesbrough /  Stanley Hollis   Middlesbrough /  Stanley Hollis

Description

Statue of Stanley Hollis as he ran on Gold beach. Surrounded by several panels with texts relating to war actions during World War II.

Inscription(s)

Stanley Elton Hollis VC
1912-1972

COMPANY SERGEANT MAJOR
STANLEY ELTON HOLLIS VC
1912-1972

The only serviceman to be awarded the Victoria Cross on D-Day for his gallantry on Gold
Beach at Mont Fleury Battery and in the village of Crépon, during the Allied invasion of
Normandie on 6 June 1944.
The incredibly brave yet modest family man was born at Archibald Street, Middlesbrough
on 21 September 1912.
A never-to-be forgotten leader, protector and inspiration to his comrades.

Signature

Brian Alabaster 2015

Middlesbrough - Stanley Hollis

Sculptor

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Location (N 54°33'54" - W 1°14'27")

Item Code: gbyh171; Photograph: 30 July 2019
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