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Transcribed biography of Loring Gillespie

Son of Charles E. and Ethel Gillespie; born October 16, 1884, New York City, N.Y. Served in U. S. Navy, 1906-1910. Discharged. Living in Valparaiso, Ind., where he re-enlisted November 9, 1917, Chicago, Ill. Sent to Commonwealth Pier, Boston, Mass.; assigned to duty on patrol boat "Yacona." Stricken with pneumonia; removed to Naval Hospital, Charleston, S. C., where he died October 12, 1918. Buried, Valparaiso, Ind. Survived by widow, Pauline Tyler Gillespie, and two sons, Loring Paul, and Vernon Charles, Valparaiso, Ind.

Source: Oliver, John Williams. 1921. Gold Star Honor Roll: A Record of Indiana Men and Women Who Died in the Service of the United States and the Allied Nations in the World War: 1914-198. Indianapolis, Indiana: Indiana Historical Commission. 750 p.
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