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McDonald-B mil Dec 1944

 
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Mary S Taylor



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PostPosted: Sun Apr 09, 2017 9:27 pm    Post subject: McDonald-B mil Dec 1944 Reply with quote

Monterey Peninsula Herald, CA Dec. 6, 1944
Wounded
Lt. Burton McDonald – son of Mr. & Mrs. Fred M. McDonald of Pacific Grove, has been slightly wounded in action, according to a wire received from the war department last Monday by his parents. Lt. Burton, who graduated from U.C.L.A. and working on a construction unit furing the building of Fort Ord prior to entering the service, was fighting in the front line inside Germany with the “Timberwolves”, 104th Division of the Ninth Army, at the time he received his wound. No further details were included in the message. The young officer has two sisters: Mrs. Ralph Powers of Pacific Grove and Mrs. Robert E. Battles, whose husband< Major Battles, is a military attache of the U.S. embassy in Mexico City.

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