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Garland Wayne "Buck" Donaldson - LST 531
Information Provided by Kenneth W. Beamer, Nephew
When Pvt. Garland Wayne "Buck" Donaldson was born on May 8, 1924, in Monroe County, Missouri, his father, Oaklie, was 41 and his mother, Allettie, was 42. He had four brothers and five sisters. He died on April 28, 1944, at the age of 19, when participating in Exercise Tiger.