PFC Richard Eugene Ellsworth Davis

PFC Richard Eugene Ellsworth Davis

Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA
Death 16 Oct 1942 (aged 20)
Marshall Islands
Cenotaph Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA
Plot Courts of the Missing
Memorial ID 56128373 · View Source
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Robert Allard

US Marine Corps
WWII Veteran

He was one of nine Marines marooned on Makin Island, 18 Aug 1942.

The other eight were:
Robert Allard
Dallas Cook
Richard Davis
Joseph Gifford
John Kerns
Alden Mattison
Richard Olbert
William Pallesen
Donald Roberton

Tribute by Arlington National Cemetery

The US Marine Raider Association will consider the 17 August 2001 Arlington Ceremony a tribute to all 30 Marine Raiders who gave their lives for their country 59 years ago on that remote Pacific island.

Gravesite Details Entered the service from Minnesota.

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  • Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 6 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56128373
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for PFC Richard Eugene Ellsworth Davis (2 Apr 1922–16 Oct 1942), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56128373, citing Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA ; Maintained by Pennsylvania Lady (contributor 39530540) .