Nels Christian Walter Holm (Niels or Neils) is born on 24 January 1921 in Vogn. He is the son of farmer Peder Valdemar and wife Maren Holm (née Jepsen). 
He immigrates to Canada with his family at some point. During the Second World War he is in service in the Royal Canadian Air Force. He is trained as Wireless Officer and promoted from Sergeant (R 215481) to Pilot Officer (J 51989) with effect from 16 May 1945. 
He might have been naturalized before the war.
Information has been gathered in co-operation with Finn Buch
- Mosbjerg parish record
- www.legacy.com, Canada Gazette, 11 August 1945