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PFC Donald Wesley Dana
Birth: Dec. 12, 1928
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Death: Oct. 26, 1951, North Korea

Korean War Casualty Listing
Name: Donald W. Dana
Title: Private First Class, U.S. Army
Service ID: 19362930
Birth: 1928, Los Angeles City, California
Death Date: 26 Oct 1951
Death Country: Korea
Description: Killed while a Prisoner of War
War: Korean War

Notes: Private First Class Dana was a member of the 5th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division. He was taken Prisoner of War while fighting the enemy in North Korea on October 19, 1951 and was killed by a guard on October 26, 1951.
Private First Class Dana was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Infantryman's Badge, the Prisoner of War Medal, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.
Data Source: Korean War Veterans Honor Roll
Burial: 2/29/1952, per cemetery records

BIRTH
California Birth Index
Name: Donald Wesley Dana
Birth: 12 Dec 1928 at Los Angeles Co.
Mother's Maiden Name: Plank

CENSUS
1930 Census, Wilmington, Los Angeles, CA; 1627 Ravenna Ave
-Wesley Dana, 25, married age 22, b. CA, father ME, mother CA, welder Union Oil
-Arlye Dana, wife, 24, married age 22, b. WI, parents WI
-Donald* Dana, son, 1yr 4mo, b. CA, father CA, mother WI

1940 Census, Harbor, Los Angeles, CA; lives at 1529 261 st; in 1935 family lived in Wilmington, Los Angeles, CA.
-Wesley E Dana 35, b. CA, Welder Oil
-Arlye P Dana, wife, 34, b. WI
-Donald* W Dana, son, 11, b. CA
Gary E Dana, son, 7 mo, b. CA

MOTHER
Wisconsin, Births and Christenings
Name: Arlye Pauline Plank
Birth Date: 13 Apr 1905
Birth Place: Hilbert, Calumet, Wisconsin
Gender: Female
Race: White
Father's Name: Edward C Plank
Father's Birth Place: Brillion, Wisconsin
Mother's Name: Addie Broeker
Mother's Birth Place: Town of Chilton, Wisconsin 
 
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 Parents:
  Wesley Everett Dana (1904 - 1952)
  Arlye Pauline Plank Combs (1905 - 2006)
 
Inscription:
Donald W. Dana
Beloved Husband
1928 - 1951
 
Burial:
Green Hills Memorial Park
Rancho Palos Verdes
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: Garden View, 12, F
 
Maintained by: GreenHills Stones Callin...
Originally Created by: Warren Weimer
Record added: Jun 13, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 71287703
PFC Donald Wesley Dana
Added by: Jeff
 
PFC Donald Wesley Dana
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Added by: Warren Weimer
 
 
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- Jeff
 Added: Feb. 21, 2013
Rest in peace, Private First Class Donald Wesley Dana. Honored be thy name.
- GreenHills Stones Calling
 Added: Jan. 9, 2013
 
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