Oct 062011

Sgt Arthur Lavelle Davis

Birth: Nov. 14, 1944 Charlotte, Mecklenburg Co., NC.

Death: Apr. 28, 1968 Thua Thien, Vietnam.

US Marine Sgt Arthur Lavelle Davis, Vietnam Veteran, native of Charlotte, NC was 23 years old and was not married. It was reported that Arthur died from friendly fire. He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Floyd L Davis of Charlotte, NC. He served with Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 5th Marines, 1st Marine Division, 3rd MAF. He was awarded The Combat Action Ribbon, The Purple Heart Medal for his combat related wounds, The Vietnam Service Medal, The Republic of Vietnam Campaign Service Medal, The National Defense Service Medal and the Good Conduct Medal.

Burial: York Memorial Park Charlotte, Mecklenburg Co., NC. Plot: Sect.11, Lot 33, Grave #1

(Source: Posted with permission of Tom & Jim Reece, #46857744; finding NC Vietnam KIA/MIA’s gravesites; Reconfigured and submitted by: Ron Yates)

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