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EDWARDS, Donald L

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EDWARDS, Donald Lee

Servicenumber: 37680780

 

Edwards Donald L

 

EDWARDS Donald L 02

Age: 23
Born: 7 August 1921, Emerson, Dakota County, Nebraska
Hometown: Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa
Family: Charles O. Edwards (father)
Vinnie M. (Evans) Edwards (mother)
Winifred Edwards (sister)
Howard C. Edwards (brother)
Dorothy E. Edwards (sister) (Died at age 1 year)
Robert J. Edwards (brother)
Dorothy Edwards (sister)
Rank: Staff Sergeant
Function: Not available
Regiment: 120th Infantry Regiment
Battalion: 2nd Battalion
Division – Transport: 30th Infantry Division
Company – Squadron: F Company
Unit – Group: -
Plane data:
(Serialnumber, MACR, etc.)
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Date of death: 13 January 1945
Status: KIA
Place of death: Thirimont, Belgium
Spot: Not available
Awards: Purple Heart
Gravenumber: Plot A, Row 2, Grave 16
Cemetery: American War Cemetery Henri-Chapelle
Biography: -
Other information: S/Sgt Donald L. Edwards enlisted at Camp Dodge Herrold, Iowa on 28 October 1943.

S/Sgt Donald L. Edwards first buried at Temporary American Military Cemetery Henri-Chapelle, Belgium Block DDD, Row 1, Grave 11.

 

Source of information: André Koch, Raf Dyckmans, Terry Hirsch, www.wwiimemorial.com, www.archives.gov - WWII Enlistment Record, www.ancestry.com - Various Family Trees / U.S., Headstone and Interment Records for U.S. Military Cemeteries on Foreign Soil, www.oldhickory30th.com, www.30thinfantry.org

Photo source: www.findagrave.com - Des Philippet, http://iagenweb.org/ - The Sioux City Journal

 

 

 

 

 

 

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