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Willie Mabry Davis

Willie Mabry Davis

Male 1916 - 1951  (34 years)

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  • Name Willie Mabry Davis  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Born 25 Sep 1916  Lake City, Columbia, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1930  Blackshear, Pierce, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    SSN issued Bef 1951  Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Residence 1951  Yalobusha, Mississippi, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Social Security Number 261-26-0834  [1
    Military 2 Jun 1951  North Korea Sector Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Died 2 Jun 1951  North Korea Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4
    • The following taken from the Korean War records on file at the National Archives regarding his service.

      Master Sergeant Willie M. Davis was living in Yalobusha, MS when he entered the service and was a medic with the Medical Company, 187th Airborne Infantry Regimental Combat Team.

      He was Killed in Action while tending his wounded comrades in North Korea on June 2, 1951 and was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Medical Badge, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.

      (contributed by Wiregrass Irisheyes on Find A Grave)
    Buried Waters Cemetery, Pierce, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 6
    Person ID I4825  tng Genealogy

    Father Robert E Lee Davis,   b. 4 May 1893, St George, Charlton, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jan 1935, Pierce, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Victoria Davis,   b. 6 Feb 1896, Columbia, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1981, MacClenny, Baker, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 1913 
    Family ID F1922  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Martha Jane Alexander,   b. 17 Feb 1922, Yalobusha, Mississippi, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Nov 2018, Water Valley, Yalobusha, Mississippi, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years) 
    Children 
     1. Living
    +2. Living
     3. Thomas Patton Davis,   b. 22 Apr 1950, Fort Bragg, Cumberland, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 May 2017, Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)  [natural]
    Family ID F8961  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 25 Sep 1916 - Lake City, Columbia, Florida, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1930 - Blackshear, Pierce, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsSSN issued - Bef 1951 - Florida, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1951 - Yalobusha, Mississippi, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S344] Social Security Death Index, Ancestry.com, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2009;), Database online. Number: 261-26-0834; Issue State: Florida; Issue Date: Before 1951.
      Record for Willie Davis
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=ssdi&h=14537965&indiv=try

    2. [S440] Korean War Casualties, 1950-1957, National Archives and Records Administration, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2005;), Database online.
      Record for Willie M Davis
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=nara5&h=32069&indiv=try
      Name: Willie M Davis
      Birth Date: 1916
      Race: White
      Home State: Mississippi
      Casualty Date: 2 Jun 1951
      Casualty Country: North Korea Sector
      Casualty Type: Killed in Action OR Missing in Action, KIA

      Group: KIA or Missing in Action, KIA
      Branch: Medical Department
      Component: USA - RA (Reg Army)
      Rank: Master Sergeant
      Pay Grade: Master Sergeant
      Disposed Date: 2 Jun 1951
      Disposed Place: North Korea
      Organization: 11187
      Element Sequence: Cv Div Hq
      Unit #: 0187
      Service Occupation: 71666

    3. [S440] Korean War Casualties, 1950-1957, National Archives and Records Administration, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2005;), Database online.
      Record for Willie M Davis
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=nara5&h=32070&indiv=try

    4. [S541] U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2012;), https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/87991833.
      Record for Willie Mabry Davis
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=FindAGraveUS&h=38691984&indiv=try

    5. [S337] 1930 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2002;).
      Year: 1930; Census Place: Blackshear, Pierce, Georgia; Roll: 380; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 3; Image: 532.0.
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1930usfedcen&h=17759975&indiv=try
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    6. [S441] Robert Lee Davis.