Oklahoma Casualties Database

World War II

CADE, DONALD NEWTON

Private, First Class, U. S. Army. Home address: Bartlesville, Washington County. Mrs. Lois Cade, Wife, 523 Osage Ave., Bartlesville. Born December 13, 1914. Enlisted December 29, 1942. Decorations : Order of the Purple Heart; Bronze Star Medal; Combat Infantry Badge. Graduated Bartlesville Junior College, 1934 ; attended South Dakota School of Mines, Rapid City, South Dakota, eight months in ASTP, 1943-44. Member First Methodist Church, Junior Chamber of Commerce, and YMCA, Bartlesville. Served as Replacement Engineer on New Caledonia, September 1 to December, 1944; in Infantry on Luzon, Philippine Islands, December to February 1945; with 13th Engineers, Seventh Division, in road construction on Okinawa, for 64 days beginning April 1, 1945. Died June 4, 1945, in action on Okinawa, Ryukyu Islands, East China Sea.

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