Donaldson, Trose Emmett, LTJG

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Last Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1942-1942, Henry Keswick (USAT)
Service Years
1940 - 1942
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Lieutenant Junior Grade

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Casualty Info
Home Town
Not Specified
Last Address
Tacoma, WA

Casualty Date
Apr 09, 1942
Hostile, Died
Other Explosive Device
World War II
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
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 Duty Stations
<B>US Merchant Marine (USMM)</b>US Navy<B>US Army (USA)</b>
  1935-1940, US Merchant Marine (USMM)
  1940-1941, USS Sepulga (AO-20)
  1941-1941, USS Otus (AS-20)
  1941-1942, USS Trabajador (tug)
  1942-1942, Henry Keswick (USAT)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1941 Philippine Islands Campaign (1941-42)/Japanese air attacks on US vessels in Cavite
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Buried in Manila American Cemetery, Manila, Philippines1
  Aug 01, 1942, NAMESAKE - USS DONALDSON (DE-55) canceled
  Apr 26, 1943, NAMESAKE - USS DONALDSON (DE-508) canceled
  Dec 12, 1943, NAMESAKE - USS DONALDSON (DE-44)1
  Apr 09, 2013, General Photos3
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Last Known Activity

Former Merchant Marine Officer who was appointed a Lieutenant (junior grade) in the Naval Reserve from the Merchant Marine 25 November 1940.

LT(jg) Donaldson was former gunnery/torpedo officer on OTUS. He was relieved December 1941 by LT Edward Grover DeLong (ex-MTBron 3), going on to command USS Trabajador and US  Army tug Henry Keswick until killed in action 9 April 1942.

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