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Donald Wimple Spark
Private, United States Marine Corps
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Donald Wimple Spark was killed in action on the island of Saipan on 16 June 1944.  His body was returned to the United States following the war and buried in Arlington National Cemetery.  His brother, Michael Melvin Spark, Colone, United States Marine Corps, was killed in action in Vietnam (the first Marine Regimental Commander to be killed in that conflict) and is buried in an adjacent gravesite in Section 12 of Arlington National Cemetery.
SPARK, DONALD WIMPLE

PVT 1ST CL U S M C WW II
DATE OF DEATH: 06/16/1944
BURIED AT: SECTION 12  SITE 4166
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

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Posted: 5 January 2008
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