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CPT Donald Kimball Crafts

CPT Donald Kimball Crafts

Death 11 Dec 1944
Burial Saint-James, Departement de la Manche, Basse-Normandie, France
Plot H Row 1 Grave 1
Memorial ID 56351638 · View Source
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Son of Otis Thompson Crafts.

Donald served as a Captain, 15th Infantry Battalion, 5th Armored Division, U.S. Army during World War II.

He resided in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire prior to the war.

Donald was "Killed In Action" in the Battle of Hürtgen Forest during the war.

He was awarded the "Silver Star", Purple Heart, and the French Croix de Guerre.

Service # O-448757

His brother, Capt. John M Crafts who served in the same division, was also "Killed In Action" during the war. They are interred next to each other here at Brittany at the request of their father.

Brother relationship submitted by: Pat Van Den Berghe

Bio by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett


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  • Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 7 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56351638
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for CPT Donald Kimball Crafts (unknown–11 Dec 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56351638, citing Brittany American Cemetery and Memorial, Saint-James, Departement de la Manche, Basse-Normandie, France ; Maintained by CWGC/ABMC (contributor 6) .