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Michael Aloyisius Donaldson
Birth: Jan. 16, 1887
Death: Apr. 12, 1970

World War I Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Donaldson served as a Sergeant, United States Army, Company I, 165th Infantry, 42d Division. He was awarded his medal for service At Sommerance-Landres-et St. Georges Road, France, on October 14, 1918. His citation reads-The advance of his regiment having been checked by intense machinegun fire of the enemy, who were entrenched on the crest of a hill before Landres-et St. Georges, his company retired to a sunken road to reorganize their position, leaving several of their number wounded near the enemy lines. Of his own volition, in broad daylight and under direct observation of the enemy and with utter disregard for his own safety, he advanced to the crest of the hill, rescued one of his wounded comrades, and returned under withering fire to his own lines, repeating his splendidly heroic act until he had brought in all the men, 6 in number.  (bio by: K) 
 
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Saint Peters Cemetery
Haverstraw
Rockland County
New York, USA
 
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Record added: Sep 11, 2003
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Michael Aloyisius Donaldson
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