Grave marker for Royal W. Donovan in
Section 54m Site 2703, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington (Arlington
Royal enlisted in the army at
Milwaukee, WI on 24 September 1940.
SSgt Donovan was transferred to the
508th PIR as a member of the cadre tam on 16 October 1942. He was
appointed to the rank of 1st Sergeant less than a month later on the 5th