Davis, Michael Edward, PFC

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Last Rank
Private First Class
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
11H10-Infantry Direct Fire Crewman
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1965-1965, 11H10, C Troop, 3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry
Service Years
1964 - 1965
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Order of the Spur

Private First Class

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Home State
New York
New York
Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Oct 21, 1965
Non Hostile- Died while Missing
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Pleiku (Vietnam)
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Long Island National Cemetery - Farmingdale, New York
Wall/Plot Coordinates
02E 128

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord

 Unofficial Badges 

Order of The Spur

 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
Vietnam Veterans Memorial3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry Association
  1965, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  1965, 3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry Association [Verified]

 Tributes from Members  
Tributes from Others posted by IN Olsen, David O, SGT 548
PFC Michael E.Davis posted by AR Bonevich, Arthur, SFC 213
 Photo Album   (More...

 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award
Aviation Badge (Basic)

 National Guard Awards

 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
52nd Aviation Battalion25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry
  1965-1965, 11H10, HHD, 52nd Aviation Battalion
  1965-1965, 11H10, 25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)
  1965-1965, 11H10, C Troop, 3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1965-1965 Vietnam War/Defense Campaign (1965)
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Loss Circumstances
  Shotgun Unit from the 25th
  Jun 02, 2012, General Photos1
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
PFC Davis served with Company A, 1st Aviation Battalion, 52nd Combat Aviation Battalion, dtached from C Troop, 3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry as a "Shotogun" gunner for the helicopter unit.

He was killed in action aboard his UH-1B (tail number 63-08647) during a recon of an LZ near Plei Me when the main rotor separated from the ship at 2,000 feet.  All 4 crewmen were killed in th crash.

Crew Members:
1st Lt. Harold A. Preisendefer (AC)
WO1 Joseph S. Huwyler (P)
SP5 William J. Johnson (CE)
PFC Michael E. Davis (G)
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