Company B 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry
4th Infantry Division
Glenis Davis was born in West
Virginia on February 4, 1924. He was drafted into the Army on
March 31, 1943 at Fort Thomas, Newport, Kentucky. His home of residence was listed as
Lincoln County, West Virginia and his civilian occupation was listed as Farm hands, general farms.
He had completed grammar school and was single with no dependents. His religion was listed as Protestant.
He was assigned as a Private to
Company B 22nd Infantry on June 30, 1944.
He was one of 23 enlisted men assigned to the Company as replacements on that date.
Private Davis was killed in
action in Normandy, France, during the battle for the town of
on July 9, 1944.
Glenis Davis was buried in the
temporary U.S. Military Cemetery,
Sainte Mere-Eglise #2 at Carentan, France and some time later
his remains were returned to the United States where he was
reinterred in West Virginia.
Glenis Davis is buried in Dial Cemetery, Branchland, Lincoln County, West Virginia.
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