Herbert Crumley Davenport Jr.
Born 20 February 1924
Died 30 March 1945, Germany
Son of Herbert Crumley Davenport and Edna Viola Dickerson. Brother of Homer A. Davenport and brother of Norma Jean Davenport Seaton. Husband of Grace Ellen Crumley.
Buried at Netherlands American Cemetery, Margraten, Netherlands, L, 5, 5
Sgt Davenport participated in Operation Varsity in Germany.
Company F, 513 Parachute Infantry Regiment, 17th Airborne Division:
Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart Medal, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, European – African – Middle Eastern Campaign Medal with bronze arrowhead and 1 bronze service star, WWII Victory Medal, Combat Infantry Badge, Parachute Badge with bronze arrowhead and 1 bronze service star, Presidential Unit Citation, and Honorable Service Lapel Button WWII. Killed In Action on March 30, 1945 near Buldern, Germany. Buried in U. S. Military Cemetery, Margraten, Holland.