DAVIS  (PLAQUE), HERMAN - Mississippi County, Arkansas | HERMAN DAVIS  (PLAQUE) - Arkansas Gravestone Photos

Herman DAVIS (PLAQUE)

Herman Davis State Park Cemetery
Mississippi County,
Arkansas

Herman Davis
Pvt., Co. I 113th Infantry

Sharpshooter and Company Runner
Enlisted: March 14, 1918
Honorably discharged: May 29,1919

Cited for bravery for extraordinar heroism in action and decorated with:

U.S. Distinguished Service Cross Oct 10, 1918
French Croix de Guerre With Palm Apr 19, 1919
Gilt Star for Croix de Guerre Apr 23, 1919
French Medaille Militaire May 10, 1919

"A MOST COURAGEOUS RUNNER WHO SINGLE HANDED ATTACKED A MACHINE GUN NEST WHICH WAS PREVENTING THE ADVANCE OF HIS PLATOON AND KILLED THE FOUR GUNNERS."
FROM CITATION
"THE SMALLEST BUT BRAVEST AND BEST LIKED MAN IN MY COMPANY."
HIS CAPTAIN

Contributed on 9/13/08 by vassarconnie
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Record #: 56551

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Submitted: 9/13/08 • Approved: 6/14/15 • Last Updated: 6/17/15 • R56551-G0-S3

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