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Ray Davis

Born: Jan 13, 1915

Death: Sep 3, 2003

Birthplace: Fitzgerald

Nationality: United States

Ray Davis

Date of Birth : Jan 13, 1915
Date of Death : Sep 3, 2003
Birth Place : Fitzgerald

Raymond Gilbert "Ray" Davis was a highly decorated United States Marine Corps four-star-general who had served in World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War. Davis was awarded the Navy Cross during World War II and the Medal of Honor during the Korean War. While serving as the Assistant Commandant of the Marine Corps, he retired with over 33 years service in the Marine Corps on March 31, 1972. General Davis had a close association with Marine Corps legend, Chesty Puller, having served with General Puller on Guadalcanal during World War II and in Korea during the Korean War. A middle school was built and named the "General Ray Davis Middle School", in 2006, in Stockbridge, Georgia where he had resided.

Also known as

  • Raymond Gilbert Davis
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