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 Jesse J. Gilliland

Jesse J. Gilliland

Birth
Cordell, Washita County, Oklahoma, USA
Death 15 Oct 1918 (aged 33)
France
Burial Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas, USA
Plot Sec 82
Memorial ID 15367055 · View Source
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Sgt. National Guard, K Co., 138th Infantry, 35th Division. Enlisted Aug 1917 at St Louis, MO.

Honor Roll Casualty List Nov 20, 1918.

Born 14 Nov 1894 Cordell, Washita Co., OK. Son of James & Mary GILLILAND. Husband of Ruby Ruth (LAING), Topeka, KS.

Died from wounds 15 Oct 1918 from lobar pneumonia in Base Hospital No. 26 France, after being gassed and wounded while in action, possibly in the Rossignol Woods during the opening stages of the Meuse Argonne Offensive.

Originally buried in French soil, remains returned to the US and re-interred in the Topeka Cemetery

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  • Created by: Oz
  • Added: 15 Aug 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 15367055
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jesse J. Gilliland (14 Nov 1884–15 Oct 1918), Find A Grave Memorial no. 15367055, citing Topeka Cemetery, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Oz (contributor 46520830) .