Title: Robert H. Davis
Description: Portrait 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.
Date: Circa 1942
Item Type: Photograph, b/w, 2 1/4 x 3 1/2 in.
Collection: Gold Star Mother's Legion Scrapbook (SC68) See finding aid: http://www.kchistory.org/u?/Local,37095
Location: SC68, p. 41
Subject: World War II;
Local Subject: Gold Star Mothers of Kansas City; Davis, Robert H.
Digital Format: JPEG
Repository: Missouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri
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