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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Home State
Washington
Washington
Year of Birth
1914
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Not Specified
Last Address
Tacoma, WA

Casualty Date
Apr 09, 1942
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
Philippines
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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

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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