Virginia Heroes

Isham Keith

Private, Army

Hometown: Fauquier County, VA
Casualty Date: July 26, 1943

Private Isham Keith served with the 149th Infantry Regiment, 38th Division stationed in New York.

He attended Episcopal High School, Alexandria, Virginia and he graduated from the University of Virginia where he was active in plays.  He moved to New York City where he began a singing and acting career that spanned Europe and the United States.

He assisted with entertainment events for his division.  Private Keith was killed in a vehicle accident on July 26, 1943, and he is buried in Warrenton Cemetery, Warrenton, Virginia.

 

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