John D. Donaway
Company C 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry
4th Infantry Division
John D. Donaway was born in New York on December 24, 1910.
He served in Company F 102nd
Engineers of the New York National Guard from
December 1, 1931 through November 4, 1935.
John D. Donaway was drafted into
the Army on April 21, 1944 at Fort Thomas, Newport, Kentucky.
His home of residence was listed as Chillicothe, Ross County, Ohio and his civilian occupation was
listed as Policemen And Detectives, Public Service. He had completed grammar school and
was married. His religion was listed as Protestant.
Private Donaway was killed in
action in Germany during the Battle of the Hürtgen Forest
on December 2, 1944.
Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery and Memorial
Plot H Row 10 Grave 36
Grave marker for John D. Donaway
Photo by Des Philippet from the Find A Grave website
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