|Birth: ||Nov. 23, 1919|
|Death: ||Oct. 30, 1945, Italy|
Alfonza W. Davis was the first African-American aviator from North Omaha, Nebraska to be awarded his "wings." He was a member of the Tuskegee Airmen, a recipient of the Purple Heart, Distinguished Flying Cross and the Distinguished Unit Citation. Davis was assumed to be dead after going missing on or about July 30, 1945 over the Adriatic Sea.
Alfonza was valadictorian of his graduating class of 1937 at Omaha Tech. high school. He went on to attend the University of Omaha.
John T. Davis (1898 - 1966)
Josephine Davis (1897 - 1972)
Sicily-Rome American Cemetery and Memorial
Città Metropolitana di Roma Capitale
Plot: Final resting place unknown. Name listed on the Tablets of the Missing.
Maintained by: Loren Bender
Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 07, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56307997
TUSKEGEE AIRMEN-The history of this Fighter Gunnery Competition is told in “The Last Hurrah” by Harry T. Stewart, Jr. who was one of the pilots of the 332nd Fighter Group participating in the competition. After the 332nd Fighter Group won the competition....(Read more)|
Added: Oct. 2, 2016
You are not forgotten. Rest in peace Captain.|
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