PFC James E Donahue

Photo added by Mike & Bushy Hartman

PFC James E Donahue

  • Birth 25 Apr 1925 Waterbury, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA
  • Death 6 Jun 1944 France
  • Burial Cricqueville-en-Bessin, Departement du Calvados, Basse-Normandie, France
  • Plot Cenotaph
  • Memorial ID 55906748

His next of kin was noted as being Thomas R. Donahue who resided in Waterbury, Connecticut.

James served as a Private First Class, 2nd Ranger Battalion, U.S. Army during World War II.

He resided in New Haven County, Connecticut prior to the war.

James was "Killed In Action" in France on D-Day during the war.

He was awarded the Purple Heart.

Service # 11104243

This record is a "Cenotaph" in his honor.

James is interred in the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial in Normandy, France.
" Click Here " for that record.

Bio by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett

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  • Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 5 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 55906748
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PFC James E Donahue (25 Apr 1925–6 Jun 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 55906748, citing Rangers Memorial, Cricqueville-en-Bessin, Departement du Calvados, Basse-Normandie, France ; Maintained by CWGC/ABMC (contributor 6) .