Phelps, Donald A.

Rank: Technician Fifth Grade

Unit: 2d Cavalry Reconnaissance Squadron, 2d Cavalry Group (Mecz)


Awards: Purple Heart Medal, American Campaign Medal, Europe / African / Middle East Campaign Medal, World War II Victory Medal

Enlisted: 20-Jan-1943 in Kalamazoo, Michigan

Date of birth: 1923

Hometown: Michigan

Occupation prior to enlistment: Semiskilled machine shop and related occupations, n.e.c.

High School: 4 years of high school

Married: Single, with dependents

Campaign: WWII

Died: 31-Aug-1944

Age at death: 21

Place of interment: Lorraine American Cemetery in St Avold, France