Donald J. Markle
486th Fighter Squadron, 352nd Fighter Group
Date of Death:
Brittany American Cemetery, St. James, France
Air Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, Purple Heart
2nd Lt Donald J. Markle, pilot of the P-51 Mustang 43-6776, took off from station 141 Bodney, Norfolk, UK on a routine patrol mission. 9km NO of Valognes, during a machine gun pass, he was shot down by flak at 1045.