Thursday, September 8, 2016
PVT Harry E. McDonald
Harry entered the Army in December 1942 and attended training at Fort Belvoir, Virginia; Seattle, Washington; Fort Ord, California; Camp Philips, Kansas; and Fort Meade, Maryland. He was then sent to England and reportedly assigned to I Company 116th Infantry about 1 Sep 1944. He fought with the unit through to 8 Sep 1944 when he was killed in action.
PVT McDonald was repatriated and re-interred in the Claysville Cemetery in Campbellsburg, Indiana.
Brother, William Edward McDonald, served in the U.S. Army 1943-1945, also in the infantry in the European theater.