Davis, Edward L., PFC

Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Private First Class
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
745-Rifleman
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1943-1945, 745, Special Troops Battalion, 27th Infantry Division
Service Years
1943 - 1945

Private First Class


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Home State
West Virginia
West Virginia
Year of Birth
1925
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Giatto
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Apr 21, 1945
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Unknown, Not Reported
Location
Okinawa
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord Honorably Discharged WW II


 Unofficial Badges 




 Military Association Memberships
World War II FallenMilitary Order of the Purple Heart
  1945, World War II Fallen [Verified]
  1945, Military Order of the Purple Heart - Assoc. Page


 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 
 Unit Assignments
1st Battalion, 105th Infantry RegimentSpecial Troops Battalion, 27th Infantry Division
  1943-1945, 745, 1st Battalion, 105th Infantry Regiment
  1943-1945, 745, Special Troops Battalion, 27th Infantry Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1943-1943 WWII - Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Central Pacific Campaign (1941-43)
  1943-1945 World War II
  1944-1945 WWII - Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Western Pacific Campaign (1944-45)
  1945-1945 WWII - Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Ryukyus Campaign (1945)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
PRIVATE FIRST CLASS EDWARD L. DAVIS SON OF OLIVE DAVIS OF GIATTO, MERCER COUNTY WEST VIRGINIA WAS KILLED IN ACTION AT OKINAWA ON 21 APRIL 1945. HE SERVED WITH THE 105TH INFANTRY REGIMENT, 27TH INFANTRY DIVISION IN THE PACIFIC.  HE WAS LAID TO REST AT THE MATOAKA CEMETERY IN MERCER COUNTY.
   
Comments/Citation
 The 105th landed on Okinawa on April 12th and 13th 1945 and was heavily engaged in an area known as the Kakazu pocket, which centered on a well-fortified ridge system. The Regiment’s action in Okinawa was its last serious duty.
   
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