USA: was not in the war yet, but 98% of all males under age 46 had to register. This draft list provides 5,390 Gillespie soldiers. Updated later years.

24 million men were born between 1873 and 1900 and this draft included aliens in the country.  Influenza killed mostly young adults, and many were dead when it came time to register in 1918.

Draft Registration Index  for 1917-1918 lists 6, 557 Gillespies who were called up.


Click on green or blue coloured links from names to find more records about an individual. 


Albert Caswell Gillespie, ID 2500797, b Chicago May 27, 1883. Residence Montreal, Quebec, but US address 1617 Wells St, Chicago, Illinois. Next of Kin sister Bertha M. Brown of 1617 North Wells St, Chicago, Illinois. Tracklayer. Unmarried.  Attestation at Chicago June 10, 1918. Serving with Canadian troops.

Alexander S Gillespie, white, enlisted from California, USA. died Feb 5, 1918

Alonzo Gillispie, white, enlisted from Mississippi, died Oct 10, 1918.

Archie Gillespie, white, enlisted from North Carolina, died Oct 17, 1918

Arthur Gillespie, birth August 16, 1894 Durant, Mississippi, United States, Draft Registration 1917-1918 : Coahoma County, Mississippi, United States


C.E. Gillespie Private, 113 F.A., 30th Division. From North Carolina, USA

Charles J Gillespie, white, enlisted from New York, USA, died Nov 6, 1918

Clement J. Gillespie (Dr), died July 4, 1964 from Minnesota. Watonwan Burial. (WWI soldier)

Clyde Gillispie, enlisted from Michigan, USA, died June 26, 1918.


Ed Gillespie, birth June 23, 1897 Youngstown, Ohio, United States. Draft Registration 1917-1918 Youngstown City no 3, Ohio, United States

Edward Gillespie, Residence Bridgeport, Connecticut.

Edwin Leonard Gillespie, birth May 14, 1896, Jonesville, Michigan, United States. Draft Registration 1917-1918 Hillsdale County, Michigan, United States

Everitt Gillispie, enlisted from Ohio, USA, died Sept 28, 1918.


Floyd Gillespie, birth March 8, 1882 USA. Draft Registration: District of Columbia no 3, District of Columbia, United States

Francis Ray Gillespie, birth May 26, 1883 USA. Draft Registration 1917-1918 Butte City, Montana, United States

Frank Gillespie, birth April 12, 1885 USA. Draft Registration 1917-1918 Pend Oreille County, Pierce County no 1, Pierce County no 2, Washington, United States


George Gillespie, birth July 18, 1887  Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, United States. Draft Registration 1917-1918 St. Louis City no 19, Missouri, United States

George Gillespie, ID 2738523, b 1898, July 15, St. Vincent, Missippippi. Address 659 Gilmour St. Signed at Ottawa 1918, Oct 4. Served with Canadian troops. 5 ft 6 inches. Brown eyes, Dark Brown hair. Presbyterian.

George G Gillespie, white, enlisted from Ohio, USA. died Sept 19, 1918.

Gordon Gillespie, enlisted from Mississippi, died Oct 18, 1918


Harry Gillespie enlisted from Texas, died Oct 20, 1918

Harry Gillespie  enlisted from Connecticut. Died Nov 1, 1918. Buried  Suresnes American Cemetery, France.

Harry Gillespie, white, enlisted from West Virginia, died May 16, 1919.

Harry J Gillespie, white, enlisted from Pennsylvania, USA, died Nov 15, 1918.

Henry T Gillespie from Georgia, died 1918, Oct 16. 2nd Lieutenant US Army. Buried Meuse Argonne American Cemetery, France.

Howard L Gillispie, enlisted from Ohio, USA, died Dec 25, 1918. 


Ira Gillespie, birth Oct 18, 1877 USA.  Draft Registration 1917-1918 Memphis City no 4, Tennessee, United States


James E Gillespie, May 29, 1894 North Tonawanda, New York, United States. Draft Registration 1917-1918: Niagara County no 1, New York, United States

Jerry Gillespie, whitefrom Pennsylvania, died 1918, Aug 11. Buried Oisne-Aisne American Cemetery, France.

John Wesley Gillespie, birth Aug 10, 1898 USA. Draft Registration 1917-1918 Hamilton County no 2, Tennessee, United States


Lewis Gillispie, enlisted from West Virginia, died Oct 10, 1918.


Matthew L Gillespie, white, enlisted from Alabama. Died Oct 14, 1918

Morgan B Gillespie, birth Dec 1, 1885 USA. Draft Registration 1917-1918 Henry County, Ohio, United States


Paul Fenton Gillespie, birth March 13, 1890 Coin, Iowa, United States. Draft Registration: Fresno County no 1, California, United States

Peter Gillespie, birth Feb 15, 1895 Donagol, Ireland. Draft Registration 1917-1918 Everett City, Massachusetts, United States


Ralph Gillespie, white,  enlisted from California, USA died Sept 29, 1918 

Ray Filmore Gillespie, birth Feb 25, 1891 Leicester, North Carolina, United States. Draft Registration 1917-1918 Buncombe County no 2, North Carolina, United States

Raymond S Gillespie, birth Feb 14, 1881 Caro, Michigan, United States, Draft Registration 1917-1918: Pend Oreille County, Pierce County no 1, Pierce County no 2, Washington, United States

Robert J Gillespie from Ohio, died  1918, Oct 7. Buried Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery, France

Roy M Gillespie, white enlisted from Ohio, USA. Died Feb 3, 1919

Rufus Gillespie , coloured, from Texas, died 1918, Sept 21. Private, US Army. Buried Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery, France


Samuel A Gillespie enlisted from Pennsylvania  died 1918, Oct 20. Buried Meruse-Argonne American Cemetery, France.


Thomas Anthony Gillespie, birth Dec 10, 1883 USA. Draft Registration:   McDowell County no 1, West Virginia, United States

Thomas Wilbur Gillespie, birth Sept 21, 1891 Lawrenceville, Illinois, USA. Draft Registration 1917-1918 Lawrence County, Illinois, United States


Walter Gillespie, birth Feb 15, 1876 USA. Draft Registration 1917-1918 Iredell County, North Carolina, United States

Walter Roy Gillespie, birth Nov 1, 1889 Harris, California, United States. Draft Registration 1917-1918: Sonoma County no 2, California, United States

William H Gillispie, white, enlisted from West Virginia, died Oct 15, 1918.

William Simpson Gillespie, birth July 17, 1888 Simpson, Kentucky, United States. Draft Registration 1917-1918  Simpson County, Kentucky, United States

William L Gillespie, white, enlisted from Indiana, USA, died Oct 7, 1918. 

W. L. Gillespie from Indiana, died Oct 6, 1918. Buried Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery, France.

Source of Records: Mormon website, United States, World War I American Expeditionary Forces Deaths, 1917-1919; United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918

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