CAPT John Davis

CAPT John DavisCAPT JOHN DAVIS, Gunner’s Mate Third Class, U.S. Navy. While on board the U.S.S. Marblehead at Cienfuegos, Cuba on 11 May 1898, during the operation of cutting the cable leading from the Cienfuegos, Cuba. Facing the heavy fire from the enemy, Davis set an example of extraordinary bravery and coolness throughout this action.

CAPT Davis joined the Legion of Valor in 1902. He was National Commander of the Legion of Valor 1936-1937, a LIFE MEMBER and Chaplain from the early 1960’s until his death in 1970. He resided in Florida.

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