Davis, Lorenzo J.

Date of birth:
December 11th, 1924 (Nanty Glo/Pennsylvania, United States)
Date of death:
January 29th, 1945
Buried on:
Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery and Memorial
Plot: E. Row: 8. Grave: 64.
Nationality:
American (1776 - present, Republic)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Action:
Received with with one Bronze Arrowhead for the invasion of "SOUTHERN FRANCE" on August 15th, 1944 and with four Bronze Service Stars for the "ROME-ARNO", "SOUTHERN FRANCE", "RHINELAND", and "ARDENNES-ALSACE".

European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Action:
Awarded under a change to regulations on or about 1951 that the Combat Infantryman Badge citation is considered as a citation for exemplary conduct and entitles the recipient to the Bronze Star Medal.
Bronze Star  Medal (BSM)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Details:
With "RIFLE" clasp.
Marksman Badge

Sources

  • Photo 1: Mia van den Berg
  • - Copy of Letter dated on 26 September 1951 to his mother, Ella M. Davis from Col. John J. Donovan, Department of the Army, Office of Adjutant General, Records Administration Center, St. Louis, MO
    - American Battle Monuments Commission

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