|Birth: ||Jun. 30, 1945|
North Carolina, USA
|Death: ||Apr. 30, 1967|
Quang Tri, Vietnam
Clifford was born in Camp LeJeune,NC,when
his father was stationed there serving as a
Marine officer.His father left the Marines as a
Major and the family settled in Amarillo area
to be close to their parents.
His father gave him a black 1950 Ford coupe
for his 15th birthday.Clifford played tennis
in high school and graduated with the Amarillo
High School Class of 1963.He was a member
of the Polk Street Methodist Church.
He enlisted in the Marine Reserves 20 October 1965 while attending Amarillo College.Clifford
went on active duty 29 January 1966.
Arriving in Vietnam Clifford was assigned to
Hotel Company,2nd Battalion,3rd Marine
Regiment,3rd Marine Division. Clifford died of
multiple fragmentation wounds to his head and
body from mortar fire during an engagement
with NVA troops near a bunker complex,at Hill
861,9 kilometers west northwest of Khe Sanh
Clifford was single and served his country for
1 year,6 months and 10 days.KIA#11,685.
No tour of duty but he had been in Vietnam
since about July 1966.
Clifford was 21 years and 10 months old.
Survived by his parents;Ralph George & Ellen
Josephine Davis Sr,his brother;Manley Allen
Davis of 2700 Van Buren,Amarillo and his
sister;Edna Diane Clifton of 2210 Parker,
His grandparents;Ralph G & Neta Davis Sr of
Wichita Falls and grandfather;Dan Allendes of
Church services officiated by pastor,Dr Jordon
Grooms and burial services conducted by the
Blackburn-Shaw Funeral Directors on May 12,
Ralph George Davis (1920 - 2001)
Ellen Josephine Reynolds Davis (1925 - 2011)
Plot: Section M8 Lot 18 Space D
Maintained by: Tony
Originally Created by: Walter Dunn
Record added: Jun 03, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 19703952
Added: Aug. 12, 2014
Corporal H CO, 2ND BN, 3RD MARINES, 3RD MARDIV, III MAF, United States Marine Corps Vietnam War.|
Added: Apr. 6, 2014
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