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Davis, William E.

William E. Davis U.S. Navy WWII
William E. Davis U.S. Navy WWII


 
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Date of Birth: 4/2/1905
Died On: 4/9/1953
Street Address: 26 Lyndon Street
Service Number: unknown
Branch of Service: U.S. Navy-WWII

Veteran Code: USN-54


BIOGRAPHY
 
William E. Davis was born in New York in 1919. In Rye his family lived at 26 Lyndon Street and were members of the Presbyterian Church. William was a Rye High School Graduate, Class of 1936. He served as an officer in the U.S. Navy during World War II.

William E. Davis Promoted To Lieutenant In Naval Reserve William K. Davis, 26, of 26 Lyndon Street, Rye,has been promoted to Lieutenant, U. S. N. R. . Lieut Davis as been serving aboard a cruiser in the Atlantic Fleet for twenty-nine months. He participated In the invasions of Sicily, Anzio, and southern France. His ship covered the landings of our troops by bombarding enemy shore installations and troop concentrations. A graduate of Hamilton College, he was with the Connecticut General Life Insurance Co. , of Hartford, before entering the Navy. His parents, Mr. and Mrs. Russell J. Davis, formerly of Rye, are living in Washington, DC. They have two other sons in the service, Richard and Donald, both in the Army overseas. Lieut. Davis is married to the former Katherine Wyman. Daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Phillips Wyman of Scarborough, N. Y. They have one son. Michael, 18 months William K. Davis, 26, of 26 Lyndon Street, Rye,has been promoted to Lieutenant, U. S. N. R. Lieut Davis Has been serving aboard a cruiser in the Atlantic Fleet for twenty-nine months. He participated In the invasions of Sicily, Anzio, and southern France. His ship covered the landings of our troops by bombarding enemy shore installations and troop concentrations. A graduate of Hamilton College, he was with the Connecticut General Life Insurance Co. , of Hartford, before entering the Navy. His parents, Mr. and Mrs. Russell J. Davis, formerly Of Rye, are living in Washington, DC. They have two other sons in the service, Richard and Donald, both in the Army overseas. Lieut. Davis is married to the former Katherine Wyman. Daughter of Ife Mr. & Mrs. Phillips Wyman. Of Scarborough, N. Y. They have one son. Michael, 18 months William K. Davis, 26, of 26 Lyndon Street, Rye,has been promoted to Lieutenant, U. S. N. R. Lieut Davis Has been serving aboard a cruiser in the Atlantic Fleet for twenty-nine months. He participated In the invasions of Sicily, Anzio, and southern France. His ship covered the landings of our troops by bombarding enemy shore installations and troop concentrations. A graduate of Hamilton College, he was with the Connecticut General Life Insurance Co. , of Hartford, before entering the Navy. His parents, Mr. and Mrs. Russell J. Davis, formerly Of Rye, are living in Washington, DC. They have two other sons in the service, Richard and Donald, both in the Army overseas. Lieut. Davis is married to the former Katherine Wyman. Daughter of Ife Mr. & Mrs. Phillips Wyman. Of Scarborough, N. Y. They have one son. Michael, 18 months

William E. Davis, thirty four, of Briarcliff, a former Rye resident, died early today at the New York Hospital. He is a nephew of Mrs. Roy E. Julie of Blind Brook Lodge. Mr. Davis was born in Rye the son of Mr. and Mrs. Russell Davis of Washington, D. C. and lived here for fifteen years with the Julie family. He was an all-around athlete at Rye High School and was graduated with the class of 1936. He was graduated from Hamilton College in 1940 and was a member of Sigma Phi Fraternity. During World War II he served as a lieutenant in the Navy aboard the cruiser, Brooklyn, and saw action in the Mediterranean during the invasion of Italy. In addition to his parents and his aunt, Mr. Davis is survived by his wife, the former Kathrine Wyman; two sons, Mark and Michael; two daughters, Wendy and Laurie; and two brothers Richard and Donald Davis. Mr. Davis is reposing a t the Kipp & Flint Funeral Home in Ossining. Funeral service s will be held Saturday afternoon a t the Briarcliff Presbyterian Church.
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