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Gilstead, Lyle Q. age 90,of Duluth, passed away September 11,2013 in Solvay Hospice House.
   A gathering of family and friends will be held Sunday, September 15 from 1-3 p.m. at VFW Post 137, 2024 W. Superior St. Duluth. Arrangements by Cremation Society of Minnesota, Duluth. 218-624-5200.

Grave marker foe Lyle Q, Gilstead in Fairview Cemetery, Federal Dam (Cass county), Minnesota.

Lyle registered for the draft in Walker, MN on 30 June 1942 and was inducted on 9 April 1943.

Pvt Gilstead arrived in Company C on 22 November 1944 and was appointed to Pfc on 1 January 1945.

Pfc Gilstead was sent to a field hospital on 25 January 1945 and did not return to the regiment.  He was discharged on 24 February 1945.

His military decorations include the Combat Infantryman Badge for action during the campaign, 18 Dec 1944 to 20 Feb 1945

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