Carl Raymond Davis

Carl Raymond Davis

Birth
Ohio, USA
Death 15 Dec 1970 (aged 73)
Florida, USA
Burial Gotha, Orange County, Florida, USA
Plot Section F, Lot 401, Grave 1
Memorial ID 18519259 · View Source
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Mr. Carl Raymond Davis, 73, 20 Huntington Place, a retired U.S. Army colonel, died Tuesday.
A native of Ohio, Col. Davis served in World War I as a sergeant in the 145th Infantry, 37th Division, Ohio National Guard. He was awarded the Purple Heart after being wounded in France.
After the war he became an officer in the 145th in Cleveland, Ohio. During World War II he served in the Transportation Corps at the ports of Boston and New Orleans and finally with the overseas supply branch of the port of San Francisco at Fort Mason, rising to the rank of lieutenant colonel.
Relieved of active duty in 1947 due to a service connected disability, he became an official of the Cleveland Recreation Department until his retirement in 1955.
He was active in the American Legion of which he was a lifetime member and the Military Order of the World Wars and became a member of the Central Florida Chapter, Retired Officers Association, and the Stag Club of Winter Park after moving here in 1955. He was a Congregationalist.
Survivors: widow, Evelyn G., Winter Park, and brother, Clarence, New London, Ohio.
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  • Created by: David Holcomb
  • Added: 19 Mar 2007
  • Find a Grave Memorial 18519259
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Carl Raymond Davis (30 Dec 1896–15 Dec 1970), Find a Grave Memorial no. 18519259, citing Woodlawn Memorial Park, Gotha, Orange County, Florida, USA ; Maintained by David Holcomb (contributor 46588765) .