Born: 1916, Tendring, Essex.
Died: 5th March 1945; age: 28.
Occupation: Metropolitan Police – warrant number 125793. Joined on the 22nd March 1937 – Last posted to C Division as a Police Constable.
Rank: Lieutenant; Service Number: 320803.
Regiment: Royal Artillery, 114 Field Regiment.
Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Charles Craddock Palmer & Charlotte Palmer, of Dovercourt, Essex.
Father: Charles Craddock Palmer, born September 1883, Isle Abbotts, Somerset. Vice Consul for Denmark, Parkeston Quay.
Mother: Charlotte Palmer (nee Mann, born 1881, Dovercourt, Essex.
Donald attended Ipswich School.
Donald is also remembered on the Ipswich School Chapel war memorial.