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


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 30t…

25 November 1918 Pvt Elmer Taylor died of pneumonia on this day


A chauffeur from Richmond, Indiana, Elmer was born on 2 August 1898. He enlisted into the US Regular Army at Jefferson Barracks, Minnesota on 8 May 1918 and was trained at Camp Harry Jones and Fort Douglas, both in Arizona, with No 2 Company, Recruit Detachment of the 3rd Depot Brigade. Whilst still at Fort Douglas, Elmer contracted pneumonia and d…