Davis, Finley James, M/Sgt

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Last Rank
Master Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Engineer Corps
Last Primary MOS
1729-Combat Construction Foreman
Last MOS Group
Engineer Corps (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1950-1951, 1729, 2nd Engineer Battalion/D Company
Service Years
1942 - 1951

Master Sergeant


One Service Stripe



Six Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Year of Birth
1911
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Munhall
Last Address
708th 14th Avenue

Casualty Date
Apr 30, 1951
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Captured
Reason
Unknown, Not Reported
Location
Korea, North
Conflict
Korean War
Location of Interment
Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial - Honolulu, Hawaii
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Court 4

 Official Badges 

Belgian Fourragere French Fourragere


 Unofficial Badges 




 Military Association Memberships
Korean War Fallen
  1985, Korean War Fallen8

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 Ribbon Bar


 
 Unit Assignments
5th Engineer Battalion2nd Engineer Battalion
  1942-1945, 059, 5th Engineer Battalion/C Company
  1950-1951, 1729, 2nd Engineer Battalion/D Company
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1943-1945 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater
  1944-1944 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Normandy Campaign (1944)
  1944-1944 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Northern France Campaign (1944)
  1944-1944 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Northern France Campaign (1944)
  1944-1945 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Ardennes Alsace Campaign (1944-45)
  1944-1945 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Rhineland Campaign (1944-45)
  1945-1945 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Central Europe Campaign (1945)
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Defensive (1950)
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Offensive (1950)
  1950-1951 Korean War/CCF Intervention (1950-51)
  1951-1951 Korean War/CCF Spring Offensive (1951)
  1951-1951 Korean War/First UN Counteroffensive (1951)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

Master Sergeant Davis was a veteran of World War II. In Korea, he was a member of Company D, 2nd Engineer Combat Battalion, 2nd Infantry Division. He was Taken Prisoner of War on December 1, 1950 while protecting the withdrawal of the major units of the 2nd Infantry Division from Kunu-ri, North Korea. He died while a prisoner at the Pyoktong Prisoner of War Camp on April 30, 1951. His remains were not recovered at the time. Through the work of the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency, the remains of Master Sergeant Davis were accounted for on August 11, 2017. His name remains permanently inscribed on the Courts of the Missing (Court 4) at the Honolulu Memorial.



Source: American Battle Monuments Commission & DPAA


   
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