"Pvt. Billy D. Gilmer, son of Mr. and Mrs. Q. M. Gilmer, Greenville. Graduate of Boyd High School. Entered service July, 1944. Trained at Camp Fannin. Went overseas Dec. 1944. Stationed in Hawaii and Philippines. Wounded in action with 77th Div. on Okinawa. Hospitalized on Marianas Islands."
“Billy D. Gilmer,” McKinney Public Library Digital History, accessed December 2, 2023, https://mckinneylibrary.omeka.net/items/show/645.