From NKAA, Notable Kentucky African Americans Database (African American Women Veterans in and from Kentucky)

Martin, Hollie B.

(born: 1903) 

Military Branch

Women's Army Corps

Active Duty Entered

September 30, 1944


Her first name is either Hallie or Hollie and she was born in Kentucky. Her name was written as Hollie B. Martin in the Army enlistment record in Ancestry. She was married and living in Dayton, OH, when she enlisted in Cincinnati. Her basic training was at Ft. Des Moines, IA. In the newspaper, her name was written as Hallie B. Martin and she had been employed by the Air Service Command at Patterson-Wright Air Force Base.

Sources: "Five await orders for basic training in WAC," Dayton Daily News, 10/08/1944, p.3; and 5 Valley women enter WAC," Dayton Daily News, 10/09/1944, p.3.

Outside Kentucky Place Name


Cited in this Entry

NKAA Source: Ancestry (online)
NKAA Source: Dayton daily news (newspaper)

Cite This NKAA Entry:

“Martin, Hollie B.,” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed March 29, 2023,

Last modified: 2022-08-05 16:04:59