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Vernald Graves McIlhattan

Graduating Class of 1938
Served in World War II
Attached photograph of Captain McIlhattan

Vernald Graves McIlhattan

92nd Infantry Division
91st Infantry Division


Spencer, WI

Date of Birth

Location of Death


Date of Death

Location of Burial

Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Taguig, Philippines

More About Captain McIlhattan

Captain McIlhattan studied Zoology while at the university. He was on the Rifle and Pistol Team, participated in the House Presidents’ Council Rifle Team, the Basic Drill Team, the Advanced Corp, and Scabbard and Blade.

Captain McIlhattan enlisted with the Southwest Pacific Theatre, Philippine Islands.

He was being held prisoner aboard a Japanese ship. He was shot while attempting to escape the sinking ship.