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