JAMES A DONAHUE
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HONORED ON PANEL 8W, LINE 129 OF THE WALL

JAMES ALLAN DONAHUE

WALL NAME

JAMES A DONAHUE

PANEL / LINE

8W/129

DATE OF BIRTH

04/24/1948

CASUALTY PROVINCE

QUANG NAM

DATE OF CASUALTY

08/22/1970

HOME OF RECORD

PARK RIDGE

COUNTY OF RECORD

Cook County

STATE

IL

BRANCH OF SERVICE

MARINE CORPS

RANK

CPL

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LEFT FOR JAMES ALLAN DONAHUE
POSTED ON 4.18.2022
POSTED BY: John Fabris

honoring you...

Thank you for your service to our country so long ago sir. The remembrance from your friend Russell Bates is touching. As long as you are remembered you will always be with us.
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POSTED ON 8.22.2020
POSTED BY: A US Marine, Vietnam

Bronze Star Medal Award

Corporal James Allan Donahue was awarded the Bronze Star Medal for Valor, with Combat Distinguishing Device (V), for his exemplary courage under fire. He served as an Artillery Scout Observer and was assigned to H BTRY, 3RD BN, 11TH MARINES, 1ST MARDIV.
See https://marines.togetherweserved.com/
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POSTED ON 5.2.2020

Ground Casualty

CPL James A. Donahue was an Artillery Forward Observer serving with H Battery, 3rd Battalion, 11th Marines, 1st Marine Division. On August 22, 1970, CPL Donahue died after a bunker collapsed at FSB Ryder (Hill 579), north of Hiep Duc in Quang Nam Province, RVN. The cave-in injured another enlisted man who suffered a fractured nose and abrasions to the face when hit by falling sandbags. [Taken from coffeltdatabase.org and “Command Chronology (11th Marines)” at ttu.edu]
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POSTED ON 4.24.2020
POSTED BY: Dennis Wriston

I'm proud of our Vietnam Veterans

Corporal James Allan Donahue, Served with Battery H, 3rd Battalion, 11th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, Third Marine Amphibious Force.
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POSTED ON 5.30.2018
POSTED BY: Lucy Micik

Thank You

Dear Cpl James Donahue,
Thank you for your service as an Artillery Forward Operator. May 30 was the original Memorial Day, and we remember all you who gave their all. It has been too long, and it's about time for us all to acknowledge the sacrifices of those like you who answered our nation's call. Please watch over America, it stills needs your strength, courage and faithfulness. Rest in peace with the angels.
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