|Birth: ||Feb. 14, 1943|
|Death: ||Aug. 5, 1968|
Quang Nam, Vietnam
Ronald was the husband of Nancy E. Davidson and loving father of daughter Julia D. Davidson of Lemon Grove CA. He was the son of Ronald H. Davidson and Margaret E. Davidson of Hudson OH. He enlisted in the US Marine Corps on November 9, 1967 and received his commission as a 2d Lieutenant in Quantico VA. 2dLt Davidson arrived in Vietnam on June 26 1968 and was assigned for duty as a Platoon Commander with Company I, 3d Battalion, 26th Marines, 1st MARDIV (Rein) FMF.
On August 5, four Marines in a Mighty Mite were travelling just south the Ngan Cau (4) hamlet in the Hoa Vang District of Quang Nam Province when their vehicle detonated a mine that was buried on the roadway destroying the vehicle. All the men were killed by the hostile explosive device. One of the casualties was 2dLt Davidson who was killed as a result of fragmentation wounds.
Arlington National Cemetery
Plot: Section 30 - SIte 1059-1
Created by: Victor Vilionis
Record added: Oct 15, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 118737700
Remembering you and your family today. Thank you for your service and your sacrifice. May you rest in peace.|
A Marine's Daughter & Army Mom
Added: Mar. 14, 2015
You and men like you, are the reason we are free today! As a spouse of a NAVY veteran I salute you sir for the sacrifices that you made!|
Added: Jan. 4, 2014
Semper Fi Lieutenant Davidson! Thank you for your service and for your ultimate sacrifice! Rest in peace Marine.|
Added: Oct. 29, 2013
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