Virginia Heroes

William Fletcher Davis

Private, Army

Born: January 21, 1917
Hometown: Newport News
Served In: World War II
Casualty Date: October 14, 1944
Died In: Holland
Awards: Purple Heart

Private Davis served with Company C, 501st Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division. He was shot while coming down in his parachute in Normandy, France and died in Holland a few days later.

He is buried in the Netherlands American Cemetery in Margraten, Netherlands.

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