McPhie, Donald Alma, LTJG

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Last Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1944-1944, 131X, NAS Oceana, VA
Service Years
1942 - 1944
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Lieutenant Junior Grade

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Home State
Utah
Utah
Year of Birth
1922
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Hiawatha
Last Address
Provo

Casualty Date
Oct 25, 1944
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Sea
Location
Philippines
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Golden Dragon


 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
 
VB-13
CURTISS SB2C-3C HELLDIVER
PILOT:  LTJG  DONALD A. McPHIE
CREWMAN:  ARM2c  ROBERT D. CANDLER

THEIR AIRCRAFT WAS SHOT DOWN BY ANTI-AIRCRAFT FIRE
DURING THE BATTLE OF SIBUYAN SEA, 25 OCT 1944


USS FRANKLIN (CV-13)
   
Comments/Citation
Memorialized at: Manila American Cemetery
Location: Fort Bonifacio, Manila, Philippines
   
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Naval Aviator Wings

 
 Duty Stations
VB-13NAS WildwoodUSS Franklin (CV-13)NAS Oceana, VA
  1943-1944, 131X, VB-13
  1944-1944, 131X, NAS Wildwood
  1944-1944, 131X, USS Franklin (CV-13)
  1944-1944, 131X, NAS Oceana, VA
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1944-1944 Leyte Campaign (1944)/Battle of Leyte Gulf
  1944-1944 Asiatic-Pacific Specified Raids (1944)/Formosa Air Battle
  1944-1944 Leyte Campaign (1944)/Battle of Sibuyan Sea
  1944-1944 Mariana and Palau Islands Campaign (1944)/Battle of Guam
  1944-1944 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Mariana and Palau Islands Campaign (1944)
  1944-1944 Leyte Campaign (1944)/Battle of Cape Engano
 Military Association Memberships
World War II Fallen
  2018, World War II Fallen
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