Donald Copeland - 2nd Lieutenant

Rank: 2nd Lieutenant
Date Of Birth: Sep 17, 1921
Date Of Death: Jul 21, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Council Bluffs, Iowa
Gold Star Hall - Wall Location: West Wall (by Entrance Door)


Year at ISU: 1944 - Electrical Engineering

Second Lieutenant Donald W. Copeland was born at Newcastle, Wyoming, on September 17, 1921 to Wayne H. Copeland and Mabel Norgard. His last home address was in Council Bluffs, Iowa.

Donald left Iowa State College to enlist in the Air Corps at Omaha, Nebraska, on July 2, 1942. He was inducted January 6, 1943 at San Antonio, Texas and received his commission at Frederick, Oklahoma.

He died of off the coast of North Carolina on July 21, 1944.