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Galligan, Wilbur Thomas
GALLIGAN, WILBUR THOMAS .... Bugler
Son of Seth and Clara Galligan; born December 25, 1897,
Logansport, Ind. Enlisted in U.S. Regular Army October 25,
1916, Logansport, Ind. Sent to Columbus Barracks, Ohio.
Transferred to Ft. Houston, Tex.; then to Camp Funston, Kans.
Saw service on Mexican Border. Went overseas in June, 1917;
assigned to Company C, 28th Infantry, 1st Division. Killed
by shrapnel fire July 21, 1918, near Soissons, on Moselle. Buried
on the battle field.
Gold Star Honor Roll, A Record of the Indiana Men and Women who died in the service of the United States and the Allied Nations in the World War 1914-1918, published by the Indiana Historical Commission, 1921