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Corp Donald W Kanistanaux
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Birth: Oct. 30, 1920
Chautauqua County
New York, USA
Death: Sep. 18, 1944, Palau

United States Marine Corps Corporal Kanistanaux was killed by an enemy sniper in the Battle of Peleliu, South Pacific. Donald was serving with the 1st Marine Division.

Survived by his parents, William H. Kanistanaux and Clara Curtis Kanistanaux.

Donald's remains were returned to the United States and reburied on 10/14/48. 

Woodlawn National Cemetery
Chemung County
New York, USA
Plot: F, 0, 4147
Maintained by: Jill
Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Offi...
Record added: Feb 25, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 859997
Corp Donald W Kanistanaux
Added by: Chuck Metcalfe
Corp Donald W Kanistanaux
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NARA records list his Next of Kin's Home of Record as Dunkirk, New York...Your service and sacrifice must never be forgotten.
- Eric Ackerman
 Added: Jun. 2, 2016
Semper Fi Corporal! Thank you for your service and your ultimate sacrifice. Rest in peace Marine.
- Chuck Metcalfe
 Added: Nov. 9, 2011
Donald, I honor you today on your courage and your love for your country. You will never be forgotten. Rest in peace.
- Jill
 Added: Jul. 23, 2010
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