|Birth: ||Jan. 30, 1893, USA|
|Death: ||Jul. 5, 1945|
August, who was the son of John and Alice Fischer, enlisted on 19 September 1917 and served as a Private First Class in Co. "B", 318th Infantry Regiment, 80th Infantry Division. He was discharged on 4 February 1919.
He and wife Lillian had at least two children: John and Vera.
The 318th Regiment of the 80th Division had been organized at Camp Lee, Virginia in September 1917. The Division was made up of draftees called from Virginia, West Virginia and eastern Pennsylvania -- hence the nickname "Blue Ridge Division."
The Regiment arrived overseas in May 1918 and first saw action in July. It took a prominent part in the Meuse-Argonne Offensive of September and October 1918, losing more than 900 officers and men killed or wounded.
Shockoe Hill Cemetery
Plot: Range 24, Sec. 15
Created by: Jeffry Burden
Record added: Nov 17, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 120466349