Veterans' Memorial Project

Chester Gilbert Hadden

Chicago, IL

World War I

College: Agricultural, Consumer & Environmental Sciences

Graduation Year: 1916

Service Branch: Army

Rank: Second Lieutenant

Date of Birth: 10/07/1893

Date of Death: 04/03/1918

Affiliations: Scabbard and Blade; Captain, University Brigade

Lt. Hadden entered military service with the 10th Infantry, Fort Leavenworth and became 2nd Lieutenant. Later went to bayonet school at Ft. Sill, Oklahoma on detached service, and finally to Ft. Benjamin Harrison, Indiana. He died at Ft. Benjamin Harrison from the effects of a pistol shot, supposedly self-inflicted.

-taken from several University sources

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