Martin T. McDonald

Date of Birth: 12/15/1950
Neighborhood: Langhorne
High School:
Street: Brendwood Drive
Branch of Service: Army
Rank: SGT
Date of Casualty: 04/10/1971
Province of Casualty: Phu My
Philadelphia Memorial Panel: Panel 19
Panel Row: 18

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"Terry" McDonald had attended the University of Pennsylvania for a semester before he joined the Army in December 1968. He planned to return to Penn when he completed his military obligation. The 20-year-old sergeant, a medical aid man, was sent to Vietnam and assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company of the 2nd Battalion, 303rd infantry, 173rd Airborne Brigade. McDonald died in the Phu My district of Vietnam on April 10, 1971. He was posthumously awarded the Distinguished Service Cross. McDonald had been a volunteer fire-man in suburban Bucks County. He was survived by his parents, a brother and two sisters.

Philadelphia Vietnam Veterans Memorial