1 August 1918 Cpl Isaac E Holloway was killed in action on this day.

Cpl Isaac E Holloway, HQ Co 39th Infantry Regt.

Born in Grant County, Indiana on 9 June 1890, Isaac was a musician in his civilian life. A graduate of the Marion Conservatory of Music, he was a member of the National Military Home Band at the time of his enlistment. After enlisting into the US Regular Army in March 1916, Isaac was trained at Jefferson Barracks before becoming a member of the 30th Infantry Regiment Band.

Transferred to the 39th Infantry, he was sent overseas to the AEF in May 1918 but was killed in an air-raid near Fere en Tardenois on 1 August 1918. Buried in the American military cemetery at Fere en Tardenois, this cemetery later became the Oise-Aisne American Cemetery, where Isaac remains today.

1 August 1918: Killed in action. 

Research by David O'Mara