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PFC Hershel Maynard Davars
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Birth: Feb. 5, 1922
Peoria
Peoria County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jun. 22, 1944
Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands

Pfc. U.S. Marine Corps, WW2-Pfc. Davers was killed in action on 6-22-1944 while serving on the Island of Saipan with the 4th Tank Battalion of the 4th Marine Division in the South Pacific.

He is the son of Mrs. Pearlie Elkins of 2814 South Washington Street in Bartonville, Illinois, and the father of one daughter, Miss Lawanda Lou Davers. Before entering the military, he was known as Hershel Elkins while employed at the Western Union. He leaves two half brothers, Clyde and Robert Davers.

Awards: Purple Heart Medal, Combat Action Ribbon, Pacific Campaign Medal with Two Battle Stars, Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal, WWII Victory Medal. 
 
Burial:
National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific
Honolulu
Honolulu County
Hawaii, USA
Plot: E 825
 
Created by: David C. Henderson
Record added: Jul 05, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 54505053
PFC Hershel Maynard Davars
Added by: David Blewster Knight
 
PFC Hershel Maynard Davars
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Thank you Hershel for your service and sacrifice - ILLINOIS PFC 4 TANK DIV 4 MAR BN WORLD WAR II
- kateb
 Added: Nov. 4, 2012
 
 
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