Fort Gillem

Fort Gillem (HM13BH)

Location: Forest Park, GA 96093 Clayton County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 36.933', W 84° 20.317'

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Named in honor of Lt. Gen. Alvan C. Gillem, Jr.

Enlisted as a Private in the 17th Infantry in 1910 at Ft. McPherson, Georgia and returned after 37 years of service spanning the globe from China and Siberia to Europe and Mexico, to serve as Commanding General, Third U.S. Army from Dec. 1947 to Aug. 1950. Gen. Gillem retired after forty years of active military service at Ft. McPherson, the same fort at which his distinguished career began. He continued to serve his fellowman through national, state, and civic organizations for the remainder of his dedicated lifetime.

Born: Nashville, Tenn., Aug. 8, 1888
Died: Atlanta, GA., Feb. 13, 1973
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HM NumberHM13BH
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Date Added Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 1:24am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 746909 N 3722706
Decimal Degrees33.61555000, -84.33861667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 36.933', W 84° 20.317'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 36' 55.98" N, 84° 20' 19.02" W
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Area Code(s)530
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 45 Flankers Rd, Forest Park GA 96093, US
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