Donald was born on November 21, 1923 at St. Catherines, Ontario.
He enlisted in the RCAF at Hamilton on December 8, 1942.
He trained at Trenton, Guelph, London and #3 B&G, MacDonald, Man. where he received his Air Gunner Wing on November 26, 1943.
He was posted overseas to #3PRC Bourenmouth.
Training tooke place at #17 OTU, Turnweston and Silverston (Mar 44 - June 44); #1654 HCU, Wigsley; #5 LPS, Syreston.
He was posted to #61 Squadron, RAF at Skellingthorpe and he also served with #189 Squadron RAF at Bardney
His crew consisted of: *PILOT - F/L N.P. Blain - RCAF; *NAV - WO2 R.E. Fulcher - RCAF; *BA - F/O S. Porter RAF
*WOP - Sgt. K.C. Alder - RAF; *MUG - F/Sgt. A.E.Smith - RAF;*FE - F/Sgt. F.T. Nichols - RAF:
RG- F/Sgt D.F. Clement RCAF. *Killed in Action
LAZ VB Rottenmunster Hospital
Dulaf Luft, near Frankfurt
Stalag XIIID, Nurnberg
Stalag VIIA, Mooseberg
Donald was demobbed in Toronto on October 25, 1945
He did 13 years Plastering Contractor and 24 years Cadbury Beverages.
Married June 1 9, 1948, Three sons and one daughter and six grandchildren. January 31, 2002