J.C. Davis was the son of Mr. Otis Davis and Mrs. Media O. Payne of Coker Creek. He was a graduate of Tellico Plains High School and entered service in 1969.

He served with Company A, 1st Battalion, 27th Infantry, 25th Infantry Division, Vietnam. He was on a military mission when he accidentally detonated a mechanical ambush device that killed him.

  • Rank: Sergeant
  • Date of birth:
  • 10 June 1949
  • Date of death: 5 November 1970
  • County: Monroe
  • Hometown: Coker Creek
  • Service Branch: Army
  • Division/Assignment: 27th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division
  • Conflict: Vietnam
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Davis Cemetery, Coker Creek, Monroe County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XXIV, Top Panel
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