Leland Davis

Company A 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry

4th Infantry Division

KIA 12/03/1944

 

 

Leland Davis was born in Florida on September 15, 1925. He was drafted into the Army
on November 2, 1943 at Camp Blanding, Florida. His home of residence
was listed as Altha, Calhoun County, Florida and his civilian occupation
was listed as Apprentices To Other Construction And Hand Trades.
He had completed two years of High School and was single with dependents.
His religion was listed as Protestant.

Private Davis was killed in action in Germany
during the Battle of the Hürtgen Forest.

 

The entry for Leland Davis in the casualty lists of the 22nd Infantry for the month of December 1944.
Note that he was initially listed as Missing In Action which was later changed to Killed In Action.

Courtesy of John Tomawski

 

 

Leland Davis

Photo by Richard Henderson from Ancestry.com

 

 

Leland Davis was buried in the temporary U.S. Military Cemetery,
Henri-Chapelle Cemetery, Eupen, Belgium and some time later
his remains were returned to the United States where he was
reinterred in Georgia.

Burial:
Pine Forest Cemetery
Homerville
Clinch County
Georgia

 

Grave marker for Leland Davis

Photo by Richard Henderson from Ancestry.com

 

 

 

 

Top photo by Richard Henderson from Ancestry.com

 

 

 

 


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