Donovan, John D


Rank: Private

Unit: 36th Cavalry Reconnaissance Squadron, 11th Cavalry Group (Mecz)

Awards: Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart Medal

Entered service: 24-Oct-1942

Enlisted: New York City, New York

Enlisted by: Army of the United States – includes the following: Voluntary enlistments effective December 8, 1941 and thereafter; One year enlistments of National Guardsman whose State enlistment expires while in the Federal Service; Officers appointed in the Army of the United States under Army Regulations 605-10

Date of birth: 1924

Hometown: New York County, New York

Marital status: Single, without dependents. Father: Walter J Donovan, Mother: Theresa Maguire

Campaign: World War II

Date of casualty: 29-Dec-1944

Cause of death:  Died as Prisoner of War under German control.

Location of fatality: Germany or German held territory or transport.

POW Status: Reported Dead while Captured, Prisoner of War

Place of interment: Netherlands American Cemetery and Memorial, Margraten, Limburg, Netherlands

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