This obituary was submitted by Dan Houser
Gilliland, Ralph J. & Charles Elmo.
Died February 4, 1944 & April 20, 1945.
Military Organization Will Take Part in Ceremony Held at English Christian Church. - Military services for two brothers, Ralph J. Gilliland, PhM1/c, and Pvt. Charles Elmo Gilliland, sons of Mrs Mary Johnson, of English, will be held Sunday at the English Christian Church at 2 p.m. Their bodies arrived in English, Tuesday afternoon by train from Chicago.
Funeral arrangements are in charge of Everet Mason Post No. 6160 VFW, assisted by units from the New Albany VFW Post, New Albany American Legion Post, Disabled American Veterans of New Albany, and the Crawford County American Legion Post, Leonard Cummins will officiate at the service.
Pharmacist Mate Ralph J. Gilliland, Navy, was drowned February 4, 1944, during the marines invasion of Marshall Islands. Pvt. Charles Elmo Gilliland was killed in the crash of a truck in New Caledonia on April 20, 1945.