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Donald L. A. Whittaker

Home of record: Quincy Massachusetts

AWARDS AND CITATIONS

Legion of Merit

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Awarded for actions during the Korean War

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Lieutenant Donald L. A. Whittaker, United States Navy, was awarded the Legion of Merit with Combat "V" for exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding services to the Government of the United States as Pilot of a Helicopter, in action against enemy aggressor forces in Korea from February through April 1951. (Lieutenant Whittaker is authorized to wear the Combat "V".)

General Orders: All Hands (January 1953)

Action Date: February - April 1951

Service: Navy

Rank: Lieutenant

Distinguished Flying Cross

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Awarded for actions during the Civil War

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Lieutenant, Junior Grade Donald L. A. Whittaker, United States Navy, was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross for extraordinary achievement while participating in aerial flight as a Fighter Pilot over Okinawa on 4 May 1945.

General Orders: Bureau of Naval Personnel Information Bulletin No. 351 (June 1946)

Action Date: May 4, 1945

Service: Navy

Rank: Lieutenant Junior Grade

Company: Fighting Squadron