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Private Paul James Gates - Fallen

County: McLean
WWI Student Army Training Corps - Fallen
Date of Loss: October 21, 1918 / Age: 20
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 Garrison Cemetery, McLean County, North Dakota.

Name included on the All Veterans Memorial at State Capitol in Bismarck ND.

Information found in Volume 2, page 1026 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Registered in McLean County. Born Aurora Illinois on April 27, 1898. Resided Garrison, McLean County North Dakota.Occupation: Clerk. Inducted at Grand Forks on October 16, 1918 sent to University of North Dakota. Served in Students Army Training Corps until death. Died at Grand Forks ND on October 21, 1918 along with 26 fellow soldiers during the Flu Pandemic.