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Charles "Chuck" Davis
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Birth: Sep. 16, 1923
Houston (Chickasaw County)
Chickasaw County
Mississippi, USA
Death: Nov. 10, 2012
Etowah County
Alabama, USA

               U.S. VETERAN

Charles "Chuck" Davis was preceded in death by his first wife, Rachel Langston Davis; parents, Victor and Mary Toy Davis; and brothers, Floyd, Doyle and Van Evan. He is survived by his wife of 25 years, two children, three nieces and a nephew. He volunteered for the U.S. Army in 1941. After training in Airborne Infantry and Jump School, he was assigned to the 75th Division and was shipped to France. He fought with the 287th Airborne Infantry, backing up the 101st Division. He fought at the battle at Heckslave, France, and was recommended for a Silver Star. He also fought in the Battle of the Bulge, where he was wounded. After the war, he was decorated with the Combat Infantry Badge and Four Battle Stars. He returned to service in 1950 during the Korean War, serving as Company Commander for the 1st Cavalry Division and earning two Battle Stars before his discharge in 1953.

Gadsden Times November 12, 2012
 
 
Burial:
Forrest Cemetery
Gadsden
Etowah County
Alabama, USA
 
Created by: dhb
Record added: Nov 12, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 100553859
Charles Chuck Davis
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A true hero.
- Lucretia Rodgers
 Added: Dec. 24, 2012
Thank you for your service to our country, Sir. Rest in Peace.
- dhb
 Added: Nov. 12, 2012
 
 
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