Roll of Honor

Midshipmen entering the gates of Columbia University, circa 1943.

William Hildreth Gillespie

  • School: Physicians & Surgeons
  • Class Year: 1938
  • War: World War II
  • Date of Death: June 7, 1945

Major William Hildreth Gillespie, U.S. Army Medical Corps, died in France, June 7, 1945. The apse of Battell Chapel Yale University was dedicated to his memory and the memory of fifteen other Yale University undergraduate deacons who lost their lives in World War II.

William Hildreth Gillespie

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