US Army Purple Heart & Good Conduct Group Named KIA St. Lo Landed at D-Day


The 1943 AMERICAN EMBLEM COMPANY Purple Heart medal is un-numbered, & made of bronze with gold gilt, & a slot brooch. WWII issue in original coffin case with button hole badge and ribbon bar. Also, WWII issue Good Conduct medal.

Both awards named to Donnell C. Gravette. Gravette was a corporal (TEC5) in Company C. 238th Engineer Combat Battalion. He was from Union City in Obion County, Tennessee. He enlisted on Dec 23, 1942 and was killed in action on July 10, 1944 in France when his vehicle hit a mine during the Battle of St. Lo. The same date as his Purple Heart is dated.

Gravette landed with Company C. 238th Engineer Combat Battalion on Utah Beach during D-Day.

His grave marker is in the images along with the newspaper article of his death report.

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