Hobart Fabian Irelan ( -1918)

Hobart Fabian Irelan (    -1918)

Hobart Irelan was from Atlantic City, New Jersey and enrolled at Dickinson College, in Carlisle, Pennsylvania as a member of the class of 1919. He studied the Philosophical course and participated in an array of campus activities, including the Y.M.C.A., Belles Lettres Literary Society, the Kappa Sigma fraternity, and his class basketball team. A promising musician, he participated in the Glee Club and the College Band. He left his studies at the end of the 1917-1918 academic year to enlist in the military.

Irelan served as a corporal in the Chemical Warfare Service and died on October 18, 1918.

More information about other Dickinson war casualties can be found through the online project "In Remembrance" (see link for related entries below).

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