Veterans' Memorial Project

Gladys Gilpatrick

Plano, IL

World War I

College: Agricultural, Consumer & Environmental Sciences

Graduation Year: 1917

Service Branch: Army

Date of Birth: 07/02/1894

Date of Death: 10/14/1918

Affiliations: Alpha Delta Pi; YWCA

Ms. Gilpatrick was commissioned into the Army Nursing Corps. She died in Philadelphia where she was a student nurse at a Philadelphia hospital. She is the only woman to have a pillar dedicated in her memory at the University of Illinois Memorial Stadium. She is buried at Little Rock Township Cemetery, Plano, Illinois.

– submitted by Daniel E. Gilpatrick, relative; and from University records and public records

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