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John Gerald 'Gerry' Donnell

 

Gerry Donnell

Date of Birth: December 30, 1912, in Boise, Idaho

Date of Death: January 28, 1944, (31 years old)

Source:

The Spokesman-Review - Published 02/04/44

He played high school football for Monrovia-Arcadia-Duarte in Monrovia, California.

He was killed in action in the Mediterranean theater during World War II.

He had been awarded the Navy Cross for actions off the coast of Morocco 

in November, 1942.

 

Teams:

1937 Los Angeles Bulldogs (AFL II)

1938 Los Angeles Bulldogs (Independent)

1939 Los Angeles Bulldogs (APFA)

College:

Oregon University