|Birth: ||Jan. 3, 1888|
|Death: ||Jan. 5, 1923|
Herman Davis was named fourth among the 100 greatest heroes of World War I by General Pershing.
He achieved distinction by killing four German machine gunners, using a standard-issue 1903 Springfield with open sights, near Verdun during the Meuse-Argonne Offensive.
Awards included the Distinguished Service Cross, the Croix de Guerre with palm the Croix de Guerre with Gilt Star and the Médaille Militaire awards from the American and French governments.
Davis was a United States Infantry Private with Company I, 113th Infantry Regiment, 29th division during World War I.
Note: He was buried at the base of a public monument (Manila, Ark.) created & dedicated to his memory.
Herman Davis Memorial Park
Created by: Fran
Record added: Jun 21, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 38584482
Added: Nov. 26, 2011
Thank you for your service to our country.|
Added: Jun. 26, 2011