Stephen Holden DoaneFirst Lieutenant
B CO, 1ST BN, 5TH INFANTRY, 25 INF DIV
Army of the United States
13 October 1947 - 25 March 1969
Walton, New York
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The database page for Stephen Holden Doane
During his service, First Lieutenant Doane's valor and performance of duties merited award of the Medal of Honor (posthumously), the Silver Star, two Bronze Stars, two Army Commendation Medals, and two Purple Hearts.
He is remembered by his comrades in the
Stephen Holden Doane was born in Beverly, Massachusetts, while his father was a doctor at Beverly Hospital.
The Beverly Vietnam Veterans Post 1 took his name in honor of Stephen - the 1stLT Stephen H. Doane Chapter. His family was present at our Dedication and Dinner.
We have erected a Memorial on the site of his birth. His Citation is on the Memorial along with markers for other Beverly residents who lost their lives in Viet Nam.
We are in the process of creating a scholarship fund in his name.
From the members of the
My name is David Ayers and I am an ROTC Cadet at the University of Texas at Austin. Out of all of the Army values I feel that the most important aspect of the Army is selfless service, and Liuetenant Doane's sacrifice showed the true spirit of the Army, to leave no man behind.
For those still in the fight, and those that never came home.
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With all respect
Jim Schueckler, former CW2, US Army
Ken Davis, Commander, United States Navy (Ret)
Memorial first published on 10 Apr 2001
Last updated 01/03/2007