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First Name: Clyde

Last Name: Davis

Birthplace: KS, USA

Gender: Male

Branch: Marines (present)

Middle Name: Edwin

Date of Birth: 08 June 1913

Date of Death: 21 August 1964

Rank: Corporal

Years Served:
Clyde Edwin Davis

•  World War II (1941 - 1945)


Clyde Edwin Davis
Corporal, U. S. Marine Corps
World War II

Clyde Edwin Davis was born on 8 June 1913 in Kansas. He was the son of Guy and Lizzie Davis. He had to leave school early to support his family and never graduated from high school.

He was employed by the Soil Conservation Service in Manhattan, KS, from 1936 to 1943.

He married Charlotte Ruth Weaver on 19 November 1937, and they initially lived in Manhattan, KS. Clyde and Charlotte had two children: Lynette (born 1941) and Ronald (born 1949).

Military Service

At the age of 30, Clyde enlisted in the U. S. Marine Corps during World War II. He received his basic training in San Diego, CA. He reached the rank of Corporal before leaving the Marines. He fell in love with the San Diego area and decided to live there following his military service.

Post- Military Life

In October 1950, the family moved to Estes Park, CO and, a year later, moved to Vista, CA. His last job was as a carpenter, working out of Carpenter's Local 2078, on the new San Onofre Power Plant near San Clemente, CA.

Death and Burial

Clyde Edwin Davis died on 21 August 1964. He is buried at Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery in San Diego, San Diego County, CA, in Plot A-B, 687.


Honoree ID: 2128   Created by: MHOH




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