Donald Frederick Galley

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  • Name: Donald Frederick Galley
  • Location of Birth: Royalton, Pine County, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: July 15, 1920
  • Date of Death: August 9, 2007 (87 years old)
  • Parents: Fred Galley & Ina Gayetta (Lambert) Galley
  • High School and Class: 1938 Greenway High School, Coleraine, Minnesota
  • College: 1940 Itasca Junior College, Coleraine, Minnesota
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  • Branch: Army
  • Other Branch: United States Army Air Force
  • Date Sworn In: August 4, 1942 (Date of Induction)
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  • Military Highlights:
    WW II Draft Registration Cards – 10/16/1940 – 03/31/1947
    State: MN
    Name: Donald Frederick Galley
    Gender: Male
    Race: White
    Age: 21
    Birth Date: July 15, 1920
    Birth Place: Royalton Morrison, Minnesota, USA
    Residence Place: Pengilly, Itasca, Minnesota, USA
    Date: February 16, 1942
    Employer: None
    Weight: 165
    Height: 5’10”
    Complexion: Light
    Eye Color: Blue
    Hair Color: Brown
    Next of Kin: Fred Galley
    Physical Characteristics for identification : Scar on Left leg

  • Wars Involved:
    World War II

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  • Civilian Life: Obituary index:
    Name: Donald Frederick Galley
    Gender; Male
    Death Age: 87
    Birth Date: 1920
    Residence Place: Des Moines, Iowa
    Death Date: 9 Aug 2007
    Death Place; Des Moines, Iowa
    Obituary Date: 17 Aug 2007
    Obituary Place: Des Moines, Iowa, United States of America
    Spouse: Dorothy Otten
    Children: Charlotte Zanardi; Christine Nelson; Frederick Galley; Thomas Galley
    Siblings: Jeanette Fox

    Don died of leukemia at Hospice Kavanagh House in Des Moines, Iowa.

    He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Otten; step-daughter, Vickie (Joe) Kristan, daughters, Charlotte (David) Zanardi and Christine (David) Nelson; sons, Frederick (Julie), Thomas (Arnell); a sister, Jeanette Fox; ten grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

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