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World War I Veterans Memorial

During the first World War, more than 70 million individuals fought for their countries. Between 1917 when America entered the conflict and the war's end in 1918, over four million U.S. troops served overseas and more than 100,000 Americans lost their lives. Today there is only one known living American veteran of World War I. This site was created to pay tribute to all the brave men and women who served in WWI.

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World War I Legacies: Remembering the life, death and legacy of Mary Gibbs

Rancho Bernardo Mary Gibbs was born in Muscatine, Iowa in 1922. She had an older brother, and they were raised by her parents and grandmother during the depression. Her father, a WWI veteran, passed away in 1930. The family then moved to Moline, IL. She cherished her family, her life as a Navy wife, and retirement in San Diego. She was an avid bridge player. She married her husband, John Gibbs, in 1946 in Florida after he won his Navy wings and began his 30-year career as a Navy pilot. Their...
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This page was created to honor the legacies of World War I veterans. It is intended to pay tribute to the deceased. Tributes are based on obituary content from across our network of newspaper and funeral home affiliates.

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