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Eligah Lamar Davis
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Birth: Jan. 6, 1951
Death: Apr. 5, 1970

(sent to me by a third party, source unknown. Transcribed as written)

CECIL MAN KILLED IN VIETNAM SUNDAY

Mrs. Thelma Davis of Cecil received official news Monday of the death of her son, Elijah Lamar Davis, 19, while serving in Vietnam. He was killed Sunday when he stepped on an explosive device. Joining the Marine Corps in July of 1969, Cpl. Davis had been in Guant Nam, Vietnam since late February. Following graduation from Cook High School in June 1969, he received a college scholarship but turned it down because he had always wanted to be a Marine. Cpl. Davis, who played end on football team, was an honor student. He was a member of the Jerusalem Baptist Church in Cecil. Survivors include his mother, seven sisters, Luddie Mae Davis of Newark, N.J., Mrs. Mary Lee Harris of Folkston, Ga., Mrs. Lula Brown of Cecil, Mrs. Elizabeth Hezekiah of Columbus, Mrs. Mildred Thomas of Detroit, Mich., Miss Geneva David, Pennsylvania, Mrs. Earnestine Williams of Valdosta; three brothers, Richard Davis, Sr., of Seafort, Del, Joseph Davis of Newark and Steve of Cecil and a son, Shannon Davis of Sparks. Funeral arrangements are to be announced by James Scott and Son Funeral Home. 
 
Inscription:
PFC 3 MP BN 1 MAR DIV, VIETNAM PH
 
Note: Vietnam Memorial Wall, Panel 12W, Line 96
 
Burial:
County Line AME Church Cemetery
Cook County
Georgia, USA
 
Maintained by: Charles T. Zeigler
Originally Created by: Cat
Record added: Apr 15, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 88541194
Eligah Lamar Davis
Added by: Charles T. Zeigler
 
Eligah Lamar Davis
Added by: Cat
 
 
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- vckjrkns
 Added: Apr. 4, 2014
Thank you for your sacrifice.
- Epictetus
 Added: Jul. 4, 2013

- Charles T. Zeigler
 Added: May. 11, 2013
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