Veterans' Memorial Project

Forrest Glenn Gimlin

Lombard, IL

World War II

College: Agricultural, Consumer & Environmental Sciences

Graduation Year: 1932

Service Branch: Army

Rank: Captain

Date of Birth: 05/22/1909

Date of Death: 05/21/1945

Affiliations: Delta Alpha Epsilon

Captain Gimlin died of infantile paralysis in Manila, Philippine Islands. In the Army more than 3 1/2 years, he was serving with a Military Police platoon in the 38th Division. He had been stationed in Australia; New Guinea; and Luzon, Philippine Islands. He is buried at Silverbrook Cemetery, Niles, Michigan.

-taken from Illinois Alumni News, September, 1945, and University and public records

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