Rank and Name, Seaman Second Class Arthur Edward Davis.
Unit/Placed in, USS Buck (DD-420) Destroyer, United States Navy.
Arthur is born approx. on 31 Dec. 1923 in Ohio.
Father, Ora S. Davis.
Arthurenlisted the service in Ohio with service number # 2836491.
Arthur was KIA when the USS Buck on patrol duties was hit by 1 or 2 Torpedo’s from the German U-616 and sunk on 22 Aug. 1942, he is honored with a Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marine Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Arthur is buried/mentioned at East Coast Memorial, Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA.
Tablets of the missing .
Thanks to, http://www.navsource.org/archives/05/420.htm
Jean Louis Vijgen, ww2-Pacific.com ww2-europe.com
Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.
ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov
Marines Info, https://missingmarines.com/ Geoffrey Roecker
Seabees History Bob Smith https://seabeehf.org/
Navy Info, http://navylog.navymemorial.org
POW Info, http://www.mansell.com Dwight Rider and Wes injerd.
Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/ Robert Capistrano
Navy Seal Memorial, http://www.navysealmemorials.com
Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org
Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com
Tank Destroyers, http://www.bensavelkoul.nl/