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This page is dedicated to Donald G. Sutherland


 

505 PIR 4 combat jumps

    Donald G. Sutherland enlisted into the Army on April 13, 1942 from Boston, Massachusetts. He served in I company as a Staff Sergeant.

 

 

 



 

 

Tech Sergeant Donald G. Sutherland, 1946.
Staff Sergeant Donald G. Sutherland



 

Staff Sergeant Donald G. Sutherland, 1944.
Staff Sergeant Donald G. Sutherland



 

Staff Sergeant Clarence Prager of I company. Our guess is the picture was taken in England before D-Day 1944.
He was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross for actions he took against the enemy on the day he was killed,
September 18,1944 in Holland.
Staff Sergeant Clarence Prager



 

The photo below was taken in May of 1944 in front of the Goscote Hotel, Leicester, England.
(Left to right) 1st Sergeant Harold Melvin, Mrs. H. Sheppard, Staff Sergeant Clarence Prager, Mr. H. Sheppard and Staff Sergeant Donald G. Sutherland. The Sheppard's are proprietors of the hotel.
Staff Sergeant Prager's DSC awarded posthumously.



 

D-Day C-47 loading manifest. After listing the 18 paratroopers in the stick, the containers carried underneath the C-47 are shown.
Parachute colors are noted in the right column. They help identify the contents of each container. Jump list for D-Day



 

The crew manifest of aircraft number 43-15617. The pilots line is unreadable, other than his rank of Major.
The C-47 crew of aircraft number 43-15617



 

England 1944.
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Donald's WW-II display case.
Don's WW-II shadow box



 

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