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Sgt. Francis E Donley

Sgt. Francis E Donley

Birth
New Hampshire, USA
Death 6 Aug 1944 (aged 28–29)
France
Burial Saint-James, Departement de la Manche, Basse-Normandie, France
Plot F Row 8 Grave 13
Memorial ID 56351641 · View Source
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Husband of Sally Donley who resided in Lowell, Massachusetts.

Francis served as a Sergeant, 32nd Field Artillery Battalion, 1st Infantry Division, U.S. Army during World War II.

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

He enlisted in the Army on July 25, 1940, prior to the war, in Boston, Massachusetts. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being Single, without dependents.

He was married sometime after his enlistment.

Francis was "Killed In Action" during the war.

He was awarded the "Silver Star", Bronze Star, Air Medal with one Oak Leaf Cluster, and the Purple Heart with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters.

Service # 11007324

Bio by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett

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  • Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 7 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56351641
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt. Francis E Donley (1915–6 Aug 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56351641, citing Brittany American Cemetery and Memorial, Saint-James, Departement de la Manche, Basse-Normandie, France ; Maintained by CWGC/ABMC (contributor 6) .