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Harry J Donaldson

Submitted by: Gary Donaldson Cannon {grandson}

Harry J Donaldson

Harry J Donaldson served in World War 1 with the the United States Marine Corps. The dates of service are: Known May 9 2017- Jan 28 1920.


Entered service 9 May 1917 Port Royal SC. Honorably Discharge 28 Jan 1920.

Sailed from Tomkinsville, NY aboard USS Henderson for foreign service Sep 23 1917.

Arrived within the continental limits of the US on USS Pestores Oct 21 1918.

Participated in active operation against the enemy in Bois de Bellevue, France from Jun 1 to Jun 3rd

Wounded in action 3 Jun 1917 awarded Purple Heart, loss leg in combat wounds serving as Pvt, 75th company, 6th Regiment, U. S Marine Corps.

He was my grandfather on my mothers side. I knew him as a young boy in 1950's

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