Belleville, IL United States
Founded: 1959

Inactive Junior
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Position 200+ indicates Division II, Position 300+ indicates Division III, Position 400+ indicates Mini Corps.

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The Gabrielettes, formed in 1959, was an all-girl junior marching and maneuvering corps based in Belleville, Illinois. They were sponsored by the Military Order of the Purple Heart Chapter 295, O’Fallon VFW Post 3468, and Freeburg Locklar Smith American Legion Post 550.

The corps won numerous state trophies, and was rated by the VFW as one of Illinois’ top ten corps in 1964.

The corps’ colors were purple, white, and gold.

[Encyclopedia of Drum and Bugle Corps, 1966]

Members (2)

Member Name Section Years Involved
Henward Sr, Richard Horn instructor 1961 to 1963
HenwardSr, Richard Horn instructor/Co drill inst. 1962 to 1963
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