Donald Eugene Coffey
Born 12 February 1924
Died 19 June 1945
Buried at Shelby Hills Cemetery, Bristol, TN
HQ, 1st Battalion, 8th Marines, 2nd Marine Division
He was a passenger on the U.S.S. LST 280 received on 3 February 1944 from Adv.Base, NavTraCtr., Lido Beach, LI, NY, sailing to the United Kingdom. He was transferred to the U.S.S. LST 288 for duty on 13 April and transferred to the LST 372 on 28 April 1944.