Private First Class Donald W. Cockrum was assigned to the 11th Infantry Regiment, 5th Infantry Division. In September 1944 the 11th Infantry Regiment was engaged in the reduction of the fortified city of Metz.

PFC Cockrum died of his wounds on 9 September 1944 and was interred at the Lorraine American Cemetery, St Avold, France, K,45,24.

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