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Davis, Adrian Jay

Rank and Name, Technician Fifth Grade Adrian Jay Davis.

Unit/Placed in, 727th Amphibious Tank Battalion(Driver), United States Army.

 

Adrian is born approx. on 21 May 1924 in Oakwood, Oklahoma.

Father, Harold Hayes Davis.

Mother, Mabel (Stoll) Davis.

Sister(s), Della Jane Davis.

Brother(s), Omer Perry and Lemuel Hayes Davis.

 

enlisted the service in  with service number # .

 

‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a B-  were,

 

Adrian died in an accident, when he was on his way with crewmembers to a Christmas party when a military plane was circling and downed and crashed, hitting the car he and the other men were traveling with on 25 Dec. 1944,  he is honored with a Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

Adrian is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.

Walls of the missing.

Adrian also has a Memorial Grave at Oakwood Memorial Cemetery,

Oakwood, Dewey County, Oklahoma, VS.

 

Thanks to, https://www.familysearch.org/tree/person/details/LT3R-1W3

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Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/ Robert Capistrano

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Navy Seal Memorial,  http://www.navysealmemorials.com

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Tank Destroyers, http://www.bensavelkoul.nl/

His Unit 727th Amphibious Tank Battalion
Adrian Jay Davis
His rank Technician Fifth Grade
LVT(a) -4, an armored amphibious vehicle with a 37mm gun
727th at Leyte
LVT amtank
WWII Amphibian Tank and Tractor
LVT(A)amtanks line up to attack with the Marines on Saipan