Friday, November 25, 2016

PFC Donald Eugene Hunter

photo by Doc Wilson
PFC Donald Eugene Hunter was born 24 Apr 1925 in Hunlock Creek, Pennsylvania to Eugene Virgil and Harriet (Davis) Hunter.  His father was a coal miner whose reported income for 1939 was $300. 

Donald began his service in June 1943.  After training to be a rifleman he was sent to Europe and transferred from the replacement depot to F Company 116th Infantry on 24 Oct 1944.  PFC Hunter was killed in action on 25 Nov 1944. 

PFC Hunter is buried at the Netherlands American Cemetery. His father served as a CPL in L Company 61st Infantry, 5th Division during WWI. 

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