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First Name: James

Last Name: Davis

Birthplace: Livingston, TN, USA

Gender: Male

Branch: Army (1784 - present)

Middle Name: Thomas

Date of Birth: 01 June 1936

Date of Death: 22 December 1961

Rank: Specialist 4

Years Served:
James Thomas Davis

•  Vietnam War (1960 - 1973)


James Thomas 'Tom' Davis
Specialist Four, U.S. Army

On 22 December 1961, Specialist Four James Thomas Davis was serving with the 3rd Radio Research Unit, Military Assistance Advisory Group Vietnam.

On that day SPC4 Davis was killed in action when he sustained wounds from small arms fire. His body was recovered.

SPC4 Davis was among the first men killed in combat during the Vietnam War.

Medals, Awards and Badges

Army Commendation Medal
Purple Heart
Army Good Conduct Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Vietnam Service Medal
Vietnam Campaign Medal

The name James T Davis is located on Panel 1E Line 4 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall.


Specialist Four Davis is buried at Good Hope Cemetery in Livingston, TN.


Honoree ID: 8219   Created by: MHOH




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