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 Charles Clint “Chuck” Davis

Charles Clint “Chuck” Davis

Birth
Houston, Chickasaw County, Mississippi, USA
Death 10 Nov 2012 (aged 89)
Etowah County, Alabama, USA
Burial Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama, USA
Memorial ID 100553859 · View Source
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               •• U.S. VETERAN ••

Charles "Chuck" Davis was preceded in death by his first wife, Rachel Langston Davis; parents, Victor and Mary Toy Davis; and brothers, Floyd, Doyle and Van Evan. He is survived by his wife of 25 years, two children, three nieces and a nephew. He volunteered for the U.S. Army in 1941. After training in Airborne Infantry and Jump School, he was assigned to the 75th Division and was shipped to France. He fought with the 287th Airborne Infantry, backing up the 101st Division. He fought at the battle at Heckslave, France, and was recommended for a Silver Star. He also fought in the Battle of the Bulge, where he was wounded. After the war, he was decorated with the Combat Infantry Badge and Four Battle Stars. He returned to service in 1950 during the Korean War, serving as Company Commander for the 1st Cavalry Division and earning two Battle Stars before his discharge in 1953.

Gadsden Times November 12, 2012


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  • Originally Created by: dhbღ
  • Added: 12 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100553859
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Charles Clint “Chuck” Davis (16 Sep 1923–10 Nov 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100553859, citing Forrest Cemetery, Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .