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Robert H. Davis
Robert H. Davis
TitleRobert H. Davis
DescriptionPortrait of Robert H. Davis, a Staff Sergeant in the Army Air Corps. Davis was born on Spetmeber 17, 1919 in Kansas City, Missouri and enlisted on June 16, 1942. In December of 1943, he was sent to Italy after receiving his assignment as a Tail Gunman on a liberation bomber. He was reported MIA while over Austria on May 30, 1944, and it was later confirmed that he was killed in action. He was awarded an Air Medal, a Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster, and the Purple Heart.
DateCirca 1942
Item TypePhotograph, b/w, 2 1/4 x 3 1/2 in.
CollectionGold Star Mother's Legion Scrapbook (SC68) See finding aid: http://www.kchistory.org/u?/Local,37095
LocationSC68, p. 41
SubjectWorld War II
Local SubjectGold Star Mothers of Kansas City
Davis, Robert H.
Digital FormatJPEG
Barcode10020629
RepositoryMissouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri
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