Donald G. Gaither

Donald G. Gaither

Age: 65
Branch: USN
Rank(s): Lt., Lt. Cdr., Cdr.
Unit(s): UDT21, UDT5

Fallen on: 18 Sep 1983
Location: Vincennes, IN
Era(s): WWII, Korea

Medals & Commendations: Silver Star Medal Ribbon, Navy Presidential Unit Citation, Navy Unit Commendation Ribbon, Navy China Service Medal Ribbon, American Defense Medal Ribbon, American Campaign Medal Ribbon, Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal – WWII Ribbon w/3 bronze stars, World War II (WWII) Victory Medal Ribbon, World War II (WWII) Occupation Medal Ribbon – Navy, National Defense Service Medal Ribbon, Korean Service Medal Ribbon, Philippine Defense Medal Ribbon – World War II, United Nations Medal Ribbon.

As well as the Submarine Combat Insignia with stars for eight successful war patrols and a Letter of Commendation.

Hometown: Daviess County, IN

Donald Gaither died at Good Samaritan Hospital.