Donald E. Drake

Wounded in New Guinea
SERGEANT DON E. DRAKE
Sergeant Don E. Drake, son of Mr. and Mrs. Edwin A. Drake, this city, was seriously wounded in New Guinea on November 22, according to word received by his wife here.

Sergeant Drake was a member of a National Guard unit which left Eau Claire in 1940.


AT MIAMI BEACH
Private Donald E. Drake, 25, husband of Mrs. Audrey Drake, 616 Bellinger Street, has been returned to the United States, after serving 35 months in the Southwest Pacific Theater of Operations.

He holds the Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Ribbon with three Battle Stars, Philippine Ribbon with one star, Purple Heart for wounds received, Combat Infantry Badge, and Presidential Unit Citation.