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Donohue, Arthur J.

Arthur J. Donohue U.S. Navy  WWII
Arthur J. Donohue U.S. Navy WWII

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Date of Birth: 9/8/1913
Died On: 3/17/1949
Street Address: 3 Elm Place
Service Number: 402-75-74
Branch of Service: U.S. Navy - USS American Legion 30 Sep 1941- 30 Jun 1943, Mount Vernon AP-22 31 Oct 1943, Spicewood AN-53 30 Sep 1944 - 31 Dec 1944

Veteran Code: USN-320

Arthur J. Donohue

Arthur J. Donohue was born September 8, 1913 in New Rochelle to Jennie Fitzpatrick, age 32, and Arthur Joseph Donohue, age 34. He had one brother Eugene and a sister Genevieve. Tragically, their father died in 1919 and their mother in 1924 and the children moved in with their Aunt and Uncle. In Rye his family lived at 11 Blind Brook Lane and were members of the Church of the Resurrection.

Before the war he was an employee of John Moroney, Rye grocer and fruitier.

Arthur served as an officer in the U.S. Navy during World War II and was a Bronze Star recipient.

Arthur married Eleanor Lawrence on March 2 1945 at the Holy Trinity Church in Mamaroneck. He was an officer in the Rye Fire Department.

Arthur and his wife left their home 427 Barry Avenue Mamaroneck in December 1947 for the West Coast where he was stationed as a Chief Boatswain's Mate in the Navy.

Arthur J Donohue of San Diego Naval Base CA a former employee of John Moroney Rye grocer and fruitier died after a lingering illness on Thursday He' was thirty-five years old.

At the time of his death, he was survived in addition to his wife by a brother Eugene Donohue and a sister Mrs Albert Semmelroth both of Byram and a son Arthur Donohue Jr aged two.


Donohue, Arthur J.
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