Eugene R Davis Jr

Military

Object Number - UPL 46052 - C-47A Crew of "Buzz Buggy"

1st Lt. Eugene R. Davis Jr. was killed in action when the C-47A aircraft was shot down near Wesel, Germany on 24 March 1945. Lt. Davis, Navigator, along with the entire crew were killed while flying in Operation Varsity. Lt. Davis is buried in Arlington National Cemetery.

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  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 436th Troop Carrier Group 81st Troop Carrier Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 35412496
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade)
  • Role/Job: C-47 Crew Chief
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 436th Troop Carrier Group 81st Troop Carrier Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-800341
  • Highest Rank: Captain
  • Role/Job: C-47 Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 436th Troop Carrier Group 81st Troop Carrier Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 34316021
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade)
  • Role/Job: C-47 Radio Operator

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: C-47 Skytrain
  • Unit: 436th Troop Carrier Group

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Date9 Dec 2020 09:40:10
ContributorEmily
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Date24 Nov 2020 21:21:57
ContributorHotelie1970
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GENERAL ORDER # 71, IX Troop Carrier Command dated 18 May 1945: From Headquarters IX GROUP CARRIER COMMAND by Major General Williams, and https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/49226039/eugene-russell-davis

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