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 Donald Abram Smithies

Donald Abram Smithies

Birth
Death 18 Feb 1942 (aged 22)
Burial Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
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Memorial ID 56116162 · View Source
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Son of Mr. Abram Smithies who resided at Bldg. 128 Navy Yard, Brooklyn, New York during the war.

Donald served as a Storekeeper Third Class on the U.S.S. Pollux (AKS-2), U.S. Navy during World War II.

He resided in Brooklyn, New York County, New York prior to the war.

He was declared "Missing In Action" when the Pollux ran aground during a storm at Lawn Point, Newfoundland during the war and was awarded a Purple Heart.

Service # 4028944

Gravesite Details Entered the service from New York.

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  • Maintained by: Russ Pickett
  • Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 6 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56116162
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Donald Abram Smithies (21 Mar 1919–18 Feb 1942), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56116162, citing East Coast Memorial, Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .