Soldiers of the First World War database entry - K.M. Holloway
Lieut. K.M. Holloway, Valcartier Camp (1912)
Lieut. K.M. Holloway (1912)
Capt. K.M. Holloway, Valcartier Camp (1920)
On October 21st, 1938, command of The Royal Canadian Regiment was handed over by Lieut.-Col. M.K. Greene to Lieut.-Col. K.M. Holloway, on the latter's return from the Senior Officers' School, at Sheerness. It is our sincere desire, through the medium of the "Connecting File" to welcome Lieut.-Col. Holloway as he assumes his new duties, and to bid "au revoir" to Lieut.-Col. Greene, on his departure from the Regiment to the appointment of A.A. & Q.M.G., at Calgary.
|Capt. & Brevet Major K.M. Holloway (1933)||Lieut. Colonel K.M. Holloway (1939)||Lieut. Colonel K.M. Holloway (1943)|
ID Card photo, see full card below.
Lt.-Col. K. M. Holloway
He was born in Montreal and joined The Regiment as a subaltern in 1912. In September 1914 he proceeded to Bermuda with The Regiment as Signalling Officer, an appointment which he still filled when The Regiment arrived in France a year later. In 1916 he was wounded and earned a Mention in Despatches. Rejoining The Regiment in the spring of 1917 he served throughout that year but returned to a staff posting in Canada in the spring of 1918. Thereafter he held a number of appointments before joining the staff of Royal Military College in 1928. He was posted to National Defence Headquarters in 1933. On November 1st 1938 he assumed command of The Regiment. Due to ill health he was not permitted to proceed overseas. He was posted to Military District No.2 when he was promoted to Colonel. In 1942 he was transferred to headquarters at Ottawa. He retired in 1946. He now resides in Chester, Nova Scotia.
Date of Birth - 26 Feb 1890
The 1943 ID card issued to Lt.-Col. K.M. Holloway.
Document provided by Hugh Conway (The RCR, ret'd).