Donald Frederick Helm

BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Navy

HOMETOWN
Corpus Christi, TX

HONORED BY
Danny Jones

ACTIVITY DURING WWII

SERVED AS A LIEUTENANT CARRIER BASED DIVE BOMBER PILOT IN BOMBING SQUADRON 19 ATTACHED TO USS LEXINGTON ASSIGNED TO STRIKE MAJOR JAPANESE FLEET UNITS DURING THE BATTLE OF LEYTE GULF, PHILIPPINE ISLANDS. AWARDED THE NAVY CROSS AND DISTINGUISHED FLYING CROSS.