Paul James Gates, Garrison, North Dakota. Graduating from his town high school in 1917, he entered the University of North Dakota in the fall of 1918. An older brother was already in the trenches in France, and Paul was eager to follow. But he was also desirous of continuing his education. In the S.A.T.C. he saw an opportunity of doing both so readily joined. But the influenza cut short his hopes in both lines. He died on October 22, yielding his life for his country as truly as tho [sic] killed in battle on foreign soil.