Davis, Richard, M/Sgt

Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Master Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
1745-Light Weapons Infantry Leader
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1950-1951, 1745, 8th Cavalry Regiment
Service Years
1942 - 1951

Master Sergeant


One Service Stripe



One Overseas Service Bar


 Last Photo   Personal Details 

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Home State
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Year of Birth
1919
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Black Lick
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Apr 08, 1951
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Captured
Reason
Unknown, Not Reported
Location
Korea, North
Conflict
Korean War
Location of Interment
Blairsville Cemetery - Blairsville, Pennsylvania
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Honorably Discharged WW II


 Unofficial Badges 




 Military Association Memberships
Korean War Fallen
  1986, Korean War Fallen8

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 
 Unit Assignments
8th Cavalry Regiment
  1950-1951, 1745, 8th Cavalry Regiment
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1942-1945 World War II
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Offensive (1950)
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Defensive (1950)
  1950-1951 Korean War/CCF Intervention (1950-51)
  1951-1951 Korean War/First UN Counteroffensive (1951)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Master Sergeant Davis was a member of Company K, 3rd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division. He was seriously wounded by the enemy in South Korea on September 10, 1950 and returned to duty on September 12, 1950. He was seriously wounded again on September 15, 1950 and returned on September 17, 1950. He was taken Prisoner of War while fighting the enemy near Unsan, North Korea on November 2, 1950 and died while a prisoner on April 8, 1951. MSGT Davis remains have been recovered and accounted for on 23 May 2016. MSGT Davis' name is permanently inscribed on the Courts of the Missing (Court 4) at the Honolulu Memorial, National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific.

Source: American Battle Monuments Commission & DPAA
   
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