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Private Alton William Gillmer - Fallen

County: McHenry
WWI Student Army Training Corps - Fallen
Date of Loss: October 22, 1918 / Age: 22
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Student Army Training Corps UND Grand Forks ND

Died while serving as a member of the Student Army Training Corps  on the UND campus in Grand Forks during the 1918 flu pandemic. Name included on the UND S.A.T.C. website

Buried at Willow city Memorial, Bottineau County, North Dakota.

Name included on the All Veterans Memorial at State Capitol in Bismarck ND as Alton W Gilmer.

Information found in Volume 2, page 1056 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Registered in McHenry County. Born Howard City Michigan on June 11, 1896 of English parents Ruben and Margaret Gillmer. Resided in Towner, McHenry County, North Dakota. Occupation: Farmer. Inducted at Towner ND on September 1, 1918 sent to University of North Dakota. Served in Students Army Training Corps until death. Died at Grand Forks ND on October 22, 1918 along with 26 fellow soldiers during the Flu Pandemic.