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Conflict Period:
Vietnam War 1
Branch:
Army 1
Rank:
Specialist Fourth Class 2
Birth:
01 Jun 1936 3
Livingston, Tennessee 4
Death:
22 Dec 1961 1
22 Dec 1961 4
Dong Nai, Vietnam 4
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Full Name:
James Thomas Davis 2
Birth:
01 Jun 1936 3
Livingston, Tennessee 3
Male 3
Birth:
01 Jun 1936 2
Male 2
Death:
22 Dec 1961 1
22 Dec 1961 3
Dong Nai, Vietnam 3
Cause: Gun, Small Arms Fire 1
Cause: Killed In Action 3
Age at Death: 25 1
Body Recovered: Recovered 1
Casualty Date: 22 Dec 1961 1
Casualty Location: Hwy 10 vic Duc Hoa 1
Casualty Type: Hostile, Died 1
Death:
22 Dec 1961 2
Cause: Gun, Small Arms Fire 2
Age at Death: 25 2
Body Recovered: Recovered 2
Casualty Date: 22 Dec 1961 2
Casualty Location: Hwy 10 vic Duc Hoa 2
Casualty Type: Hostile, Died 2
Burial:
Burial Date: 1962 3
Burial Place: Good Hope Cemetery, Livingston, Tennessee 3
Residence:
Hometown: Livingston, TN 2
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Birth:
Mother: Mary B. Lansden 3
Father: James C. Davis 3
Marriage:
Geraldine Martin 3
1954 3
Tennessee 3
Marriage:
Marital Status: Married 2
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Vietnam War 1

Branch:
Army 1
Rank:
Specialist Fourth Class 2
Company:
3rd Radio Research Unit 2
Enlistment Type:
Regular 2
Grade:
E4 2
Major Command:
MACV 2
Service:
Army 2
Years Served:
2 2
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Religion:
Not Reported 2
Race or Ethnicity:
Caucasian 2
Education:
Institution: Tennessee Technological University 3
Place: Cookeville, Tennessee 3
Army Servicee:
Branch: Signal Corps 4
Component: Regular Army 4
Enlistment: 1959 5
Grade: E4 5
Military Occupational Specialty: 05G30: Radio Direction Finder Operator 5
Rank: Specialist Fourth Class 5
Serial Number: RA14696877 5
Memorial Wall Location:
Line: 4 2
Panel: 01E 2
Military Awards:
Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal: 1 July 1958 – 3 July 1965 4
Army Commendation Medal: 1961 4
Meritorious Unit Commendation: 13 May 1961 - 31 December 1962 6
National Defense Service Medal: 1 January 1961 - 14 August 1974 4
Purple Heart: 22 Dec 1961 7
RVN Campaign Service Medal: "1960-" device 4
Vietnam Service:
Major Command: Military Assistance Advisory Group, Vietnam 4
Tour Start: May 1961 4
Unit: 3rd Radio Research Unit 4

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Notes/Links:

http://www.gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/NSAEBB/NSAEBB260/nsa-4.pdf

http://www.nasaa-home.org/history/lineage/awards.htm
http://www.nsa.gov/about/_files/memorial_wall/davis.pdf (source of above quotes, edited)

http://www.nsa.gov/about/cryptologic_heritage/memorial_wall/memorial_wall_list.shtml http://www.virtualwall.org/dd/DavisJT01a.htm

http://members.tripod.com/~Ralph_Kennedy/davismemwords.html
http://comcenterspec.homestead.com/JimDavisStory.html
http://comcenterspec.homestead.com/DavisPhotos2.html
http://www.nasaa-home.org/davis/davis.html (version)

http://www.ultimatesacrificememorialsupportcenter.com/11-ASAsite.htm http://www.nsa.gov/public_info/press_room/2004/memorial_day_observance.shtml http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Army_Security_Agency

http://top-secret-man.blogspot.com/2009/04/some-names-i-found-on-wall.html
http://oldspooksandspies.org/davis/davis.html  (many photos)
http://www.gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/NSAEBB/NSAEBB260/nsa-4.pdf  (details of work in SEA of his unit)


Harry Rosenthal, "Vietnam War to Become America's Longest", Mansfield Ohio News Journal, 16 June 1968, page 2-D.  Editorial article about Davis and his family

David, Lamb, "Time Partial Healer for family of GI killed in VIetnam War",  Anniston Star, Anniston, Alabama, 12 November 1972.

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