Airman 1st Class Daryl Lee Davis
Birth: Jul. 5, 1946 Charlotte, Mecklenburg Co., NC
Death: Nov. 30, 1967 Kontum, Vietnam.
US Air Force Airman 1st Class Daryl Lee Davis, Vietnam Veteran, native of Charlotte, NC was 21 years old and was married. It was reported that Daryl died when his plane crashed.
“I will never forget you. I will love you forever. Married just over a year when you perished. Had to go on with my life and have. But I WILL NEVER FORGET you and your ultimate sacrifice of bravery for me and OUR country. Linda Yvonne Ritter Davis Odom.”
He served with the Headquarters Squadron, 633rd Combat Support Group, 7th Air Force. He was awarded The Bronze Star Medal, 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: Sharon Memorial Park, Charlotte, Mecklenburg Co., NC; Plot: Sect.9 Lot # 19.
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finding NC Vietnam KIA/MIA’s gravesites; Reconfigured and submitted by: Ron Yates)