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Darius Raymond Davis

Military

Assigned to 360BS, 303BG, 8AF USAAF.

Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

Service

Units served with

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force

    Command

  • 303rd Bomb Group

    303rd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 303rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated on 3-Feb-1942 at Pendleton Field, Oregon. They assembled at Gowen Field, Idaho on 11-February 1942 where it conducted flight training until 12-Jun-1942. The Group then moved to Alamogordo Field, New...

  • 360th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 44-8568

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 20/10/44; Hunter 6/12/44; Grenier 20/12/44; Assigned 358BS/303BG [VK-X] Molesworth 22/1/45; RetUS, Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Walnut Ridge 28/12/45.

Associated Place

  • Molesworth

    Military site : airfield
    Molesworth was one of the early stations used by the Eighth Air Force in the UK, first occupied by the 15th Bomb Squadron’s Douglas Bostons in June 1942. Built in 1940 and extended and improved in 1942, Molesworth is most associated with the 303rd...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Dolph, AR 2 January 1916

Son of Mrs E W Davis

Lived in McKinney, Collin County, TX 1941
Enlisted Dallas, TX 10 September 1941

Dallas, Texas

Based Molesworth 1944 – 1944

Assigned to 360BS, 303BG, 8AF USAAF.

Died 15 March 2002
Buried Restland Memorial Park, Dallas, TX 19 March 2002

Restland Memorial Park
Dallas,
Dallas County, TX

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
16 April 2019 11:04:46 Al_Skiff Changes to middlename, service number, biography, events and unit associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/image/626722427
https://www.fold3.com/record/84779036-darius-r-davis
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/6297671/darius-raymond-davis

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:06:56 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Roster

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