Donald Clifford DeVault was born on 17 January 1921 at Bristol, Tennessee. Son of Karl Vernon DeVault and Lena Avis Shoun. Husband of Mary Eileen Wampler and father of Clifford Olen DeVault and Linda Ann Devault

He was serving with the 104th infantry “Timberwolf” division in Germany. Killed in Action 23 February 1945, France
Buried at Ardennes American Cemetery, Neupré, Belgium, D, 6, 18

The Evening Herald Courier, 2 April 1945
Pfc. Donald C. DeVault, a former Bristolian, has been reported missing in action in Germany since February 23. His wife and two children live with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. K.V. DeVault, near Washington, D.C. Pfc. DeVault entered the service in June, 1944 and received training at Camp Blanding, Fla. Before going overseas in December. Prior to entering the service he was employed at the Naval Powder plant at Indian Head, Md. A brother, Howard O. DeVault, is serving as a petty officer on an LST in the Atlantic.


  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 17 January 1921
  • Date of death: 23 February 1945
  • County: Sullivan
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 413rd Infantry Regiment, 104th Infantry Division
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Ardennes American Cemetery, Neupré (Neuville-en-Condroz), Belgium
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XVIII, Bottom Panel
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