2LT Robert William O'Donnell, Jr

2LT Robert William O'Donnell, Jr

Birth
District of Columbia, USA
Death 6 Oct 1944 (aged 20)
Grant County, Washington, USA
Burial Allentown, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot Section 469
Memorial ID 58977683 · View Source
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Robert, who resided at 318 South Broom Street, Wilmington, Delaware, served as a Second Lieutenant with the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II.

He enlisted in the Army on March 13, 1942 in New York City, New York. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being employed in the manufacture of automobiles and also as being Single, without dependents.

He was killed when the P-38 he was flying crashed during a training exercise in Washington State during the war.

He had served in the Air Corps for two years and six months at the time of his death.

Son of Robert William O'Donnell, Sr. and Mary Torrence Dunn O'Donnell.

His brother, Neil J O'Donnell, is also interred in this cemetery.

( Bio by: Russ Pickett )

Special thanks to: Janice Hollandsworth for finding where he was interred!

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  • Created by: Russ Pickett
  • Added: 20 Sep 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 58977683
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for 2LT Robert William O'Donnell, Jr (16 Oct 1923–6 Oct 1944), Find a Grave Memorial no. 58977683, citing Rittersville Cemetery, Allentown, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) Unknown.