David Stanley Holbrook – First Lieutenant, United States Army

ARMY OFFICER SHOT, HANDLING GUN

MANILA, Philippine Islands – March 28, 1926 – Lieutenant David S. Holbrook of the Twenty-sixth Cavalry was shot and killed at Fort Stotsenberg today by a revolver he was handling.  Whether the shooting was accidental or intentional has not been determined, the authorities announced.

Lieutenant Holbrool was the son of Major General Willard Holbrook.


David Stanley Holbrook was appointed to the United States Military Academy from California and graduated in 1919.

He died on 27 March 1926  at Died at Camp Stotsenberg in the Philippines and was buried with full military honors in Arlington National Cemetery.

He was the son of Willard Ames Holbrook, Major General, United States Army, and is buried with his father.


  • HOLBROOK, DAVID S
  • 1ST LT US CAV WIS
  • DATE OF DEATH: 03/27/1926
  • BURIED AT: SECTION S GL  SITE LOT 1807
  • ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
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