|Donald J. Lahner|
|Silver Star Awarded to D. J. Lahner|
Donald J. Lahner, GM Second Class, United States Navy, has just received the Silver Star, according to word received by his wife, Evelyn, “for distinguishing himself conspicuously by gallantry and intrepidity in action against the enemy in Leyte Gulf.”
He enlisted in the Navy on January 6, 1945, received his boot
training at Great Lakes Naval Station, and was stationed in New Orleans,
Louisiana and Corpus Christi, TX, until February 1944.
Since then, he has been in the Pacific.