Richard F. Davis

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NAME:
Richard Franklin Davis
NICKNAME:
SERVICE NUMBER:
279680
HOME OF RECORD:
Bessemer, AL
NEXT OF KIN:
Mother, Mrs. Susie Davis
DATE OF BIRTH:
6/10/1920
SERVICE DATES:
6/2/1940 – 1/9/1946
DATE OF DEATH:
11/2/1950
CAMPAIGN UNIT MOS RATE RESULT
Roi-Namur HQ/1/24 641 Corporal
Saipan HQ/1/24 641 Sergeant
Tinian HQ/1/24 641 Sergeant WIA 
Iwo Jima HQ/1/24 595 Sergeant
INDIVIDUAL DECORATIONS:
Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal with Bar (WWII)
Purple Heart (Second Award) (Korea)
LAST KNOWN RANK:
Staff Sergeant (WWII)
Master Sergeant (US Army, Korea)

Biography coming soon.

Note: Master Sergeant Davis was killed in action while serving with HQ Company, 3/8th Cavalry Regiment during the battle of Unsan in November, 1950. His remains have never been officially accounted for.