In the Media

Stanley E. Hollis VC and the Memorial Fund in the media.


BBC (28 September 2014) – Statue to Middlesbrough VC hero Stan Hollis nears completion

BBC (6 June 2014) – D-Day: Middlesbrough’s unassuming VC hero Stan Hollis

BBC (13 November 2013) – D-Day VC hero Stan Hollis statue in Middlesbrough approved

BBC (27 February 2013) – Middlesbrough remembers D-Day VC hero Stan Hollis


Evening Gazette (4 November 2015) – Watch as £150,000 Stanley Hollis Memorial statue is lifted into place near Middlesbrough Cenotaph

Evening Gazette (30 September 2015) – Stan Hollis statue foundations laid, unveiling date for £150k memorial to follow

Evening Gazette (24 August 2015) – Stan Hollis statue near Middlesbrough Cenotaph is approved by council

Evening Gazette (23 September 2014) – Revealed: How statue of Middlesbrough D-Day hero Stan Hollis is to look

Evening Gazette (3 June 2014) – Money in place for Middlesbrough D-Day Victoria Cross hero’s statue

Evening Gazette (12 November 2013) – Stan Hollis: £150k memorial to VC winner given go-ahead by Middlesbrough Council

Evening Gazette (15 October 2013) – Teesside war hero’s son urges others to support Poppy Appeal

Evening Gazette (2 October 2013) – Stan Hollis: Plans submitted for memorial to Teesside war hero in Middlesbrough

Evening Gazette (6 June 2013) – War hero Stan Hollis: Monument will honour Teesside man of courage

Evening Gazette (5 February 2013) – Middlesbrough bar named after Victoria Cross hero Stan Hollis

Evening Gazette (13 January 2013) – The full countdown of Teesside’s 50 greatest

Northern Echo (2 January 2013) – Plans for an £80,000 memorial in Middlesbrough to Stan Hollis, the only man to win a VC on D-Day

Middlesbrough Evening Gazette (29 December 2012) – Stan Hollis Middlesbrough memorial plans get under way

Daily Mail (27 December 2012) – Man the Nazis could not kill: A giant with a volcanic temper, he shot 100 enemy soldiers and won a VC… but hated being a hero

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