Donald C. Sculati

World War II
Service #O-27398
RankFirst Lieutenant U.S. Marine Corps
Entered Service From Washington
Date of DeathMay 30 1945
Walls of the Missing
Purple Heart
Purple Heart

1st Lt. Sculati was killed in an aircraft crash during combat operations on May 30, 1945. Initially listed as Missing in Action, the aircraft wreck was located after the war and his remains were recovered. The air crew was interred in a group burial in Fort Logan National Cemetery, Denver, Co. His name is permanently engraved on the Walls of the Missing at Manila American Cemetery.

rosetta medal
When an individual’s remains have been accounted for by the U.S. Department of Defense, a rosette is placed next to the name on the Wall/Tablet/Court of the Missing to mark that the person now rests in a known gravesite.