Davis, Leroy W., S/Sgt

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Last Rank
Staff Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Aviation
Last Primary MOS
AAF 941-Aerial Photographer
Last MOS Group
Aviation (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1941-1944, AAF 941, USAAF 15th Army Air Force
Service Years
1941 - 1944

Staff Sergeant


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Home State
West Virginia
West Virginia
Year of Birth
1914
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Keyser, Mineral County
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Apr 20, 1944
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Missing
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
Tunisia
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
North Africa American Cemetery - Tunis, Tunisia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Honorably Discharged WW II


 Unofficial Badges 




 Military Association Memberships
Military Order of the Purple HeartWorld War II Fallen
  1944, Military Order of the Purple Heart - Assoc. Page
  1944, World War II Fallen [Verified]



WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Naples-Foggia Campaign (1943-44)
From Month/Year
August / 1943
To Month/Year
January / 1944

Description
(Naples-Foggia Campaign 18 Aug 1943-21 Jan 1944 (Air); 9 Sep 1943-21 Jan 1944 (Ground) After Allied bombardment of communications and airfields in Italy, Montgomery crossed the Strait of Messina on 3 September 1943 and started northward. Five days later Eisenhower announced that the Italian Government had surrendered. Fifth Army, under Clark, landed at Salerno on g September and managed to stay despite furious counterattacks. By 18 September the Germans were withdrawing northward. On 27 September Eighth Army occupied the important airfields of Foggia, and on I October Fifth Army took Naples. As the Allies pushed up the peninsula, the enemy slowed the advance and brought it to a halt at the Gustav Line.
   
My Participation in This Battle or Operation
From Month/Year
August / 1943
To Month/Year
January / 1944
 
Last Updated:
Mar 16, 2020
   
Personal Memories
   
Units Participated in Operation

1st Armored Division

327th Military Police Battalion

3rd Military Police Company, 3rd Infantry Division

3rd Infantry Division

504th Military Police Battalion

501st Military Police Company, 1st Armored Division

54th Military Police Company

59th Military Police Company

 
My Photos From This Battle or Operation
No Available Photos

  299 Also There at This Battle:
  • Adkins, Raymond, PFC, (1942-1945)
  • Angileri, Joseph, T/Sgt, (1942-1946)
  • Bald Eagle, David William, Sgt, (1936-1944)
  • Baxter, Everett, T/5, (1941-1945)
  • Bernholz, Charles H., T/5, (1942-1945)
  • Blalock, Dennis Ferrell, COL, (1941-1970)
  • Burriss, Thomas, MAJ, (1942-1963)
  • Caffey, Eugene Mead, MG, (1918-1956)
  • Coolidge, Charles, T/Sgt, (1942-1945)
  • Eatman, Harold Lee, 1st Sgt, (1942-1945)
  • Eddy, George, T/5, (1942-1945)
  • Fisco, Richard, S/Sgt
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