Dickinson County

S/Sgt. Robert L. Donaldson




Milford, Ia.—S. Sgt. Robert L. Donaldson, field artillery airplane mechanic, son of Mr. and Mrs. O. W. Donaldson, Milford, has just completed one year of duty overseas, according to a news release from The Netherlands East Indies. A 1932 graduate of Milford high school and a former student at U. C. L. A., Sgt. Donaldson enlisted in the Army in October, 1939, and received his training at Fort Snelling, Minn.  Sgt. Donaldson is a veteran of the Hollandia operation which cut off the entire Japanese 18th army, and Biak, which again advanced Gen. Douglas MacArthur’s forces several hundred miles nearer Tokyo.

Source: The Sioux City Journal, January 3, 1945