Donald David Salmi1

M, #4591, b. 20 April 1920, d. 12 June 1978
Donald David Salmi
Husband of Helen Arthur Strickland
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     Donald David Salmi was born on 20 April 1920 at Wisconsin.2,1 He may have been born on 20 April 1919 at Wisconsin.3,4 He was the son of David Salmi and Gustava Sironen.5 He appeared as a brother on the census of 17 April 1930 in the household of Waino Rudolph Salmi at Knox Township, Price County, Wisconsin.6 He began military service in the U. S. Army on 25 July 1940.2 He married Helen Arthur Strickland, daughter of Austern R. Strickland and Mattie Brimer, on 26 January 1944 at Sebastian County, Arkansas.7,8,1 He ended military service as a Corporal in the U. S. Army on 23 June 1945.3,2 He registered for military service on 9 July 1945 at Brantwood, Price County, Wisconsin.9 He died on 12 June 1978 at Fayetteville, Washington County, Arkansas, at age 58 years, 1 month and 23 days.2,4 He was buried on 15 June 1978 at Section 19, Site 73, Fayetteville National Cemetery, Fayetteville, Washington County, Arkansas.2,10

Children of Donald David Salmi and Helen Arthur Strickland


  1. [S170] Johnny Andrew Salmi, Certificate of Death.
  2. [S213] Death Records, U. S. Veterans Gravesites, ca. 1775-2006, U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca.1775-2006 about Donald D Salmi
    Name:     Donald D Salmi
    Service Info.:     CPL US ARMY WORLD WAR II
    Birth Date:     20 Apr 1920
    Death Date:     12 Jun 1978
    Service Start Date:     25 Jul 1940
    Interment Date:     15 Jun 1978
    Cemetery:     Fayetteville National Cemetery
    Cemetery Address:     700 Government Avenue Fayetteville, AR 72701
    Buried At:     Section 19 Site 73.
  3. [S1249] Death Records, U. S. Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010 about Donald Salmi
    Name:     Donald Salmi
    Gender:     Male
    Birth Date:     20 Apr 1919
    Death Date:     12 Jun 1978
    SSN:     398109486
    Enlistment Date 1:     25 Jul 1940
    Release Date 1:     23 Jun 1945.
  4. [S20] Death Records, SSDI Search Results, U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-Current about Donald Salmi
    Name:     Donald Salmi     
    SSN:     398-10-9486
    Last Residence:     72729 Evansville, Washington, Arkansas, USA
    Born:     20 Apr 1919
    Last Benefit:     72729 Evansville, Washington, Arkansas, United States of America
    Died:     Jun 1978
    State (Year) SSN issued:     Wisconsin (Before 1951).
  5. [S214] 20 Feb 1920, United States Federal Census, [database on-line], Provo, Utah County, Utah, Roll: T625_2011, P6A.
  6. [S215] 17 Apr 1930, United States Federal Census, [database on-line], Provo, Utah County, Utah, Roll: 2604, P7B & 8A.
  7. [S1507] Arkansas, Marriage Certificates, 1917-1969, online, Name     Helen A. Strickland
    Race     White
    Marriage License Age     21
    Record Type     MarriageLicense
    Birth Date     1923
    Marriage License Date     26 Jan 1944
    Marriage License Place     Arkansas, USA
    Marriage Place     Sebastian, Arkansas, USA
    Spouse     Donald D. Salmie
    Certificate Number     035865.
  8. [S920] Arkansas, County Marriages Index, 1837-1957, online, Arkansas, County Marriages Index, 1837-1957 about Donald D Salmi
    Name:     Donald D Salmi
    Gender:     Male
    Age:     24
    Birth Year:     abt 1920
    Residence:     Brantwood, Price, Wisconsin
    Spouse's Name:     Helen A Strickland
    Spouse's Gender:     Female
    Spouse's Age:     21
    Spouse's Residence:     Russellville, Pope, Arkansas
    Marriage Date:     26 Jan 1944
    Marriage License Date:     26 Jan 1944
    Marriage County:     Sebastian
    Event Type:     Marriage
    FHL Film Number:     2133846.
  9. [S1140] "WW II Draft Registration Cards" (1942 - 1945), Name:     Donald D Salmi
    Gender:     Male
    Race:     White
    Age:     26
    Birth Date:     20 Apr
    Birth Place:     Brantwood, Wisconsin
    Residence Place:     Brantwood, Price, Wisconsin, USA
    Registration Date:     9 Jul 1945
    Registration Place:     Price, Wisconsin, USA
    Employer:     Unemployed
    Height:     5'' 5"
    Weight:     135
    Complexion:     Light
    Hair Color:     Blonde
    Eye Color:     Blue
    Next of Kin:     Helen Salmi.
  10. [S806] Find A Grave, online, Memorial# 1148039 - Donald D Salmi.
  11. [S158] Interview, Caroline Rose Salmi, (05 Feb 2005).