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Donald Leo DeCelles
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Birth: Dec. 13, 1918
Northampton
Hampshire County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Mar. 3, 1944
Kern County
California, USA

World War II veteran, 1st Lieut. U.S.M.C.R. Died age 25. Killed in mid-air collision of his U.S. Marine Corps SNJ-4 (serial #51583) east of Mojave M.C.A.S., California, March 3, 1944. 2nd Lt. William De La Croix also perished.
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Arthur Decelles (1890 - 1960)
  Katherine Belle Stone Decelles (1896 - 1991)
 
 Sibling:
  Harold A. DeCelles (1917 - 1979)*
  Donald Leo DeCelles (1918 - 1944)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
One side of marker reads:

DeCELLES
--
DEMARE

[and on the base, reading left to right, are the initials: A.J.D. K.S.D. D.L.D. H.A.D. A.M.D. The backside of this marker says:]

1856 KATE DEMARE 1955
1890 ARTHUR J. DeCELLES 1960
1896 KATHERINE STONE DeCELLES 1991
DONALD L. DeCELLES 1ST LIEUT. U.S.M.C.R.
1918 - 1944
1917 HAROLD A. 1979
HIS WIFE
1915 ANTONIA M. DeCAROLIS 1975

 
Burial:
Spring Grove Cemetery
Florence
Hampshire County
Massachusetts, USA
Plot: Section E, Lot 46
 
Created by: Memories of You
Record added: Aug 03, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 40210024
Donald Leo DeCelles
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Donald Leo DeCelles
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Donald Leo DeCelles
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- Memories of You
 Added: May. 27, 2013
Remembered on Memorial Day
-Anonymous
 Added: May. 28, 2012
Remembering a Veteran with appreciation and respect on Armistice Day - 2011.
- personna
 Added: Nov. 12, 2011
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