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Gilbert L. Ware

Captain, U.S. Army

O-222972

Army Air Transport Command

Entered the Service from: New Jersey
Died: November 8, 1945
Buried at: Haddonfield Baptist Cemetery
                  Haddonfield NJ
Awards: 

 


CAPTAIN GILBERT LENTNER WARE  was born in 1900 in Pennsylvania. He was the eldest son of Edward M. and Margaret F. Ware. His father ran a printing business. When he registered for the draft in September of 1918 he was working as a clerk for Amatol, Inc. in Atlantic City. In 1920 both Gilbert and his brother, Marc Kendall Ware were working in the printing business as well, and the Ware family lived on Hamilton Avenue in Haddonfield NJ. He also had a younger sister, Helen Ware. 

Gilbert Ware married in 1926, and by 1930 had bought a home at 115 Wesley Avenue in Collingswood NJ, with his wife Dorothy. He was employed as a salesman in the printing industry.

Captain Gilbert L. Ware died while serving as an officer with the United States Army's Air Transport Command on November 8, 1945. 

Mrs. Dorothy Ware became a charter member of the Camden County Chapter of the Gold Star Wives of World War II in November of 1947. 


World War I Draft Card
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Application For Headstone Or Marker
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Camden
Courier-Post

November 27, 1947

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Dorothy Ware is standing,
third from left


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