Glenis Davis

Company B 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry

4th Infantry Division

KIA 07/09/1944

 

 

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 Periers,
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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