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Charles William Gilmore

Graduating Class of 1938
Served in World War II
Attached photograph of First Lieutenant Gilmore

First Lieutenant
Charles William Gilmore

83rd Squadron


Wauwatosa, WI

Date of Birth

Location of Death


Date of Death

Location of Burial

Zachary Taylor National Cemetery, Louisville, KY

More About First Lieutenant Gilmore

First Lieutenant Gilmore enlisted 11 Apr 1942. He piloted the C47 (42-100801), “Piccadilly Filly”.

While towing a glider during an operation, 1st Lt. Gilmore and his crew were hit by enemy flak causing their C-47 to crash. They were all killed in the crash. He is now buried at the Zachary Taylor National Cemetery in Louisville, KY.