Warrant Officer First Class
(Regimental Sergeant Major)
RSM James Duncan (Jim) Holland, MMM, CD
Jim Holland is a native of Amherst , Nova Scotia. He enlisted in the Carleton York Regiment at the age of 17 in 1940. (G-18619). In 1941, while serving with that Regiment in the United Kingdom, he transferred to the Canadian Provost Corps' (C Pro C). He served in the Corps until integration in 1968 and then in the Security Branch until taking his release in 1977.
In World War 2 WO1 Holland served overseas from 1941 to 1947. Among other assignments he served in the following appointments:
WO1 Holland served in Korea and Japan (1952 - 1953) and 27 Brigade Europe 1953 - 1955. His decorations and medals include:
A record of service par excellence.