21st Amendment Distillery

Veteran Wall of Honor

Alfred Holland

Veteran Nickname if Any: N/A

DOB: June 7, 1923

Hometown: Blue Earth, Minnesota

Branch of Service: Army – 30th Infantry Regiment

Veteran Job / MOS in the Military: D7C1-Detachment 7, Company C, 1st Civil Affairs Regiment

Veteran Combat Theatres: D-Day+10, Battle of The Bulge, Crossed Rhine River advanced to Madgeburg

Veteran Medals: Bronze Star, Purple Heart 

Veteran after Service Employment / Job: International Harvester Dealership & Bank Vice President

Veteran Hobbies: Coin Collector, Volunteer at Blue Earth VFW

Favorite Food or Cocktail: Lefse and Norwegian Pancakes 

Pets & Names if Any:  Van Robert de Malmedy (Bobby) – stray dog mascot of D7C1

List a Fun Fact About Your Veteran: After Pearl Harbor, he ate carrots until he turned orange as he wore glasses as he wanted to be an Air Force Pilot. His eye exam & fluently speaking Norwegian got him transferred from Air Force to Army. 

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