Chaplain's Hill Project

Telling the stories of almost 250 U.S. Military Chaplains who lost their lives in the service to the nation

Danker, Walton S.

Basic Biographical Details

Branch: U.S. Army
Conflict: World War I
Monument: Protestant
Born: 1874
Hometown: Little Falls
Home State: New York
Last place of Worship: St. John’s Church-Worcester, Massachusetts
Date of Death: 6/18/1918 – first chaplain killed in action in World War I
Resting Place: Originally buried at Menil-la-Tour, France – relocated to  Albany Rural Cemetery-Albany, New York
Military Honors: Silver Star, Croix de Guerre (awarded by the French)
POW (Y/N) No


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