[courtesy of June Brown]
Grave marker for Allen L. Davis in
Maplewood Cemetery, Tullahoma (Coffee county), Tennessee.
Allen registered for the
draft in Shelbyville, TN on 19 May 1943 and was inducted into the Army
on 18 January 1944.
Pvt Davis was transferred
from 82nd Airborne Division, Leicester, England to Service Company,
508th PIR on 5 October 1944. He was subsequently transferred to
Company on 8 December 1944 and then to Company B on 8 January 1945.
He was promoted to Pfc on
15 January 1945.
Pfc Davis re-enlisted on
10 November 1945 and was discharged on 10 September 1948.
His military decorations
include the Combat Infantryman Badge awarded for action during the
campaign, 18 Dec 1944 to 20 Feb 1945,