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Davis Jr. , Archie Cecil

Rank and Name, Flight Officer Archie Cecil Davis Jr.

Unit/Placed in, 9th Fighter Squadron, 49th Fighter Group, United States Air Force.

 

Archie is born approx. on 1923 in Georgia.

Father, Archie Cecil Davis.

Mother, Margaret J. David.

Brother(s), J. Harold and Edward L. Davis.

 

Archie enlisted the service in Georgia with service number # T-186352.

 

Archie was KIA when flying over the Wau area, Papua New Guinea he was shot down by an enemy plane on 11 July 1943,  he is honored with an Air Medal, Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

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

Walls of the missing.

 

Thanks to, http://www.historyofwar.org/air/units/USAAF/49th_Fighter_Group.html

https://www.ozatwar.com/49fg.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

National Historian

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

Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org

Info, https://www.pacificwrecks.com/

Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org

Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com

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

The original 9th Fighter Squadron emblem approved 1946. (Courtesy Graphic)
46th Fighter Group
Lockheed P-38 Lightning
Port Moresby Airfield Complex
His rank Flight Officer
News paper Article