William Wirt Gilmer

William Wirt Gilmer

Birth
Chatham, Pittsylvania County, Virginia, USA
Death 8 Jan 1955 (aged 91)
Fletcher, Henderson County, North Carolina, USA
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Sec: 2, Site: 923WH
Memorial ID 49189359 · View Source
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William Gilmer served as Governor of Guam from 1918 until 1920.

Navy Cross Citation
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Navy Cross to Captain William Wirt Gilmer, United States Navy, for exceptionally meritorious service in a duty of great responsibility as Commanding Officer of the U.S.S. SOUTH CAROLINA, during World War I.


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  • Created by: John C. Anderson
  • Added: 5 Mar 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 49189359
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Wirt Gilmer (21 May 1863–8 Jan 1955), Find A Grave Memorial no. 49189359, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by John C. Anderson (contributor 47208015) .