Ethan (also Ethon) Davis was the son of William Thomas Davis and Mary Ann Childress. Husband of Evelyn Douglas. He enlisted on 16 January 1942 at Fort Oglethorpe in Georgia. He died July 10, 1944, in France

The Scott County News, 30 July 1948
Davis, Ethan, Sgt – Sgt. Ethan Davis to be buried next Sun. – Body arrived in Oneida Wednesday from overseas –
The body of Sgt. Ethan Davis, aged 24, who was killed in action in France on July 10, 1944, arrived Oneida Wednesday and was taken to the Cooper Funeral Home where it will remain until Sunday afternoon, then being taken to the home of his wife, Mrs. Everlyn Davis, of Huntsville. Funeral services will be held at the Huntsville high school Sunday at 1:00 p.m. with Revs. J.W. Wright and T. R. Douglas officiating, assisting by the American Legion. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Evelyn Davis of Huntsville; one son, Ethan Samuel; parents, Mr. and Mrs. W.M. Davis of Huntsville; one brother, Arlie Davis of Huntsville; three sister, June and Jewel Dean of Huntsville and Mrs. J.P. James of Ethridge, Tenn.

Courtesy of Mr. Leo York

  • Rank: Sergeant
  • Date of birth:
  • 9 April 1920
  • Date of death: 10 July 1944
  • County: Scott
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Hazel Valley Memorial Cemetery, Oneida, Scott County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XVII, Middle Panel
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