Pvt John Henry Davis served with the 137th Infantry Regiment, Infantry 35th Division, Company C. Died in battle at Hillsprick, France
Chattanooga Daily Times, December 19, 1944
Killed in action was Pfc. John H. Davis, 20, son of Mrs. Mary M. Davis, 2416 Sixth Avenue, and the late Frank E. Davis.
Pfc. Davis was killed in action Nov. 24 in France while serving with an infantry unit of the Third Army, his mother was officially informed. A former employe in The Times mailing room, he attended Central High School and had been employed by the Standard-Coosa Thatcher Company. He entered the army in December, 1943, and went overseas last July. The infantryman is survived by his mother, two brothers, Franklin S. Davis of Chattanooga; Pvt. William J.B. Davis, Fort Sill, Okla.; three sister, Mrs. W.H. Manley, Florence, S.C.; Mrs. Eric Griggs and Mrs. James R. McCrary, both of Chattanooga.
- Rank: Private
- Date of birth: 6 August 1924
- Date of death: 24 November 1944
- County: Hamilton
- Hometown: Chattanooga
- Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
- Division/Assignment: 137th Infantry Regiment, Infantry 35th Division
- Theater: Europe
- Conflict: World War II
- Awards: Purple Heart
- Burial/Memorial Location: Mc Donald Cemetery, Chattanooga, TN
- Location In Memorial: Pillar XI, Top Panel
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