William J. Davis

Bill Davis sits for a portrait in 1943 or 1944.

NAME:
William James Davis
NICKNAME:
Bill
SERVICE NUMBER:
461224
HOME OF RECORD:
Girard, OH
NEXT OF KIN:
Father, Mr. Howard J. Davis
DATE OF BIRTH:
8/17/1921
SERVICE DATES:
9/9/1942 – 11/19/1945
DATE OF DEATH:
6/1/1976
CAMPAIGN UNIT MOS RATE RESULT
Roi-Namur A/1/24 055 PFC Rear Echelon
Saipan A/1/24 405 Corporal WIA
Tinian In Hospital
Iwo Jima A/1/24 055 Corporal
INDIVIDUAL DECORATIONS:
Purple Heart
LAST KNOWN RANK:
Sergeant

Biography coming soon.

Davis receives the Purple Heart medal for wounds sustained on Saipan. The regiment's commander, Colonel Walter Jordan, is shaking his hand.Bill Davis receives the Purple Heart from Colonel Walter Jordan on 9 September, 1942.
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