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F3/C Donald Charles Davis


Born: 8 August 1924 - Oak Park, Illinois

Parents: Francis M. Davis & Elenor A. Evans-Davis

Siblings: 2 sisters

Address: 419 North Sixteenth Avenue - Maywood, Illinois

Education:

    - Lincoln Grade School

    - Proviso Township High School

        - Class of 1942

    - Elmhurst College, Elmhurst Illinois

Enlisted: U. S. Naval Reserve

Inducted:

    - 16 October 1942 - U. S. Navy

Serial Number: 703  76  63

Training: 

    - V-5 Naval Training Program - Elmhurst College, Elmhurst, Illinois
    - Great Lakes Naval Training Station -Great Lakes, Illinois

Rank: Fireman Third Class

Ship: U.S.S. Warrington
    - took part in several major engagements in South Pacific

Died:

    - 13 September 1944

        - ship was on a shake down cruise and ran into a hurricane

        - washed overboard - lost at sea during hurricane

Memorial:

    - East Coast WWII Memorial - New York City

Medals: Three Battle Stars


 


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