John Wiley Day (c.1885-1918)

John Wiley Day

John Day, from Concord, Pennsylvania, was a graduate of the Dickinson Law School in 1910, having earned his bachelor of arts degree from Waynesburg College in 1905. While in Carlisle, he represented both the Law School and the College in track, relay, and baseball, and served as a vice-president of the Athletic Association. He was also Editor-in-Chief of the Microcosm, and a member of Delta Chi fraternity.

Day was serving in a machine battalion in France by mid-1918 and died there on September 9, 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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