Donald Kimball CRAFTS

 

crafts donald k
NUMBER OF SERVICEO-448757
AGE-- yo
DATE OF BIRTH--
ETATHillsborough County, NEW HAMPSHIRE
FAMILYParent: Otis Thompson & Una MacDonald CRAFTS
 
Siblings: John Mado  
RANKCaptain
FONCTIONInfantry
JOB BEFORE ENLISTEMENT-NH
DATE of ENLISTEMENT-
BATTALION  15th Infantry Battalion
DIVISION    5th Armored Division
DATE OF DEATH11 december 1944crafts donald k tombe
STATUSKIA
PLACE OF DEATHBattle of Hürtgen Forest GERMANY
CEMETERYBRITTANY AMERICAN CEMETERY of St James

Map of St James American Cemetery

GRAVE
PlotRowGrave
H11
DECORATION

Silver Star

Purple Heart

French Croix de Guerre 

World War II Victory Medal

 

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Photo FDLM

croix de guerre

 victory medal

 

us army div arm 5 15ib
STORY

Son of Otis Thompson Crafts.
Donald served as a Captain, 15th Infantry Battalion, 5th Armored Division, U.S. Army during World War II.
He resided in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire prior to the war.
Donald was "Killed In Action" in the Battle of Hürtgen Forest during the war.
He was awarded the "Silver Star", Purple Heart, and the French Croix de Guerre.
Service # O-448757
His brother, Capt. John M Crafts who served in the same division, was also "Killed In Action" during the war. They are interred next to each other here at Brittany at the request of their father.


Brother relationship submitted by: Pat Van Den Berghe

Bio by: Russell S. "Russ" Pickett


Brother's

Donald K


 

John Mado CRAFTS

 

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ARMY SERIAL NUMBERO-448758crafts john mado
AGE25 yo
DATE OF BIRTH

1919 Manchester, Hillsborough County

NEW HAMPSHIRE

STATE

Hillsborough County

NEW HAMPSHIRE

FAMILYParents: Otis Thompson & Una MacDonald CRAFTS
 
Frère: Donald K
RANKCaptain
UNIT

47th Infantry Battalion - 5th Armored Division

NH
CEMETERY
BlocRangTombe
H12
DATE of DEATH10 august 1944
SOURCE INFORMATION & PHOTOJoy RIGGERS - JF PELLOUAIS - Findagrave.com
PROGRAMMERFrédéric & Renaud