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Charles Paul Giessing

Graduating Class of 1916
Served in World War I

Charles Paul Giessing

Headquarters Company
Library War Service


Brooklyn, NY

Date of Birth

Location of Death

Fort Dix, New Hanover Township, NJ

Date of Death

Location of Burial


More About Private Giessing

Dr. Charles Paul Giessing died at Camp Dix in New Jersey on October 3, 1918 of pneumonia. After attending Cornell, Dr. Giessing received his doctorate from the University of Wisconsin in 1917. He continued his studies at Princeton as a Proctor Fellow of medieval history. Dr. Giessing initially applied for enlistment in Madison but was denied because of poor eyesight. Later, he was accepted for limited service and assigned duty in the Headquarters Company at Camp Dix.