b. 19/09/1885 Mankato, Minnesota. d. 09/09/1965 Seattle, Washington.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 21/07/1905 USS Bennington.
Born in Mankato, Minnesota, Davis joined the U.S. Navy from Puget Sound, Washington. He was stationed aboard the USS Bennington (PG-4) as a quartermaster third class when, on July 21, 1905 one of the USS Bennington’s boilers exploded while it was in San Diego, California. For his actions received the Medal of Honor on January 5, 1906.
Serving on board the U.S.S. Bennington, for extraordinary heroism displayed at the time of the explosion of a boiler of that vessel at San Diego, Calif., 21 July 1905.
BURIAL LOCATION: CALVARY CEMETERY, SEATTLE, WASHINGTON.
St. Paul, Section 2, Lot 39, Site 4
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