Davis, F3/c Donald C.

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F3/C Donald Charles Davis 
Born: 8 August 1924 – Oak Park, Illinois 
Parents: Francis M. Davis and 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 
– did not register with Selective Service
Inducted: 
– 16 October 1942 – U. S. Navy 
Serial Number: 7037663 
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 
– the ship was on a shakedown 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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