his unit, and
the United States Army.
DAVIS, CHARLES W.
Rank and organization: Major, U.S. Army, 25th Infantry Division.
Place and date: Guadalcanal Island, 12 January
Rank and organization: Technical Sergeant, U.S. Army, 381st Infantry,
96th Infantry Division. Place and date: Okinawa, 13 April 1945.
Entered service at: Soldiers Grove, Wis. Birth: Eagle, Wis. G.O.
Rank and organization: Sergeant, U.S. Army, Company B, 15th Infantry,
3d Infantry Division. Place and date: Near Cisterna di Littoria,
Italy, 24 May 1944. Entered service at: St. Clairsville, Ohio. Birth:
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was Chief of Staff of the United States Army, 21 November 1930-1 October 1935; stressed Army deficiencies in personnel
and materiel, presided over development of plans for industrial mobilization and manpower procurement, established
promoted to brigadier general in the National Army, June 1918, took part in Marne operations and commanded the 84th
Infantry Brigade in the St. Mihiel and Meuse-Argonne offensives
commanded the 42d Division in the Sedan offensive,
the Sedan offensive, 1918
served with the Army of Occupation, 1918-1919
was superintendent of the United States Military Academy, 1919-1922
became a brigadier general in the Regular Army, January, 1920
Rank and organization: Sergeant, U.S. Army, Company C, 119th Infantry,
30th Division. Place and date: Near Bellicourt, France, 29 September
1918. Entered service at: Memphis, Tenn. Born: 4 January 1892,
Rank and organization: Corporal, U.S. Army, Company H, 131st Infantry,
33d Division. Place and date: At Chipilly Ridge, France, 9 August
1918. Entered service at: Chicago, Ill. Born: 13 July 1887, Prizren,
Rank and organization: Captain, U.S. Army, 60th Infantry, 5th Division.
Place and date: At Clery-le-Petit, France, 5 November 1918. Entered
service at: Corvallis, Oreg. Born: 6 July 1887, Crawford, Wash.
Medal of Honor during World War II. In 1993 the Army
contracted Shaw University in Raleigh, North Carolina, to research and prepare a study "to determine if there was a racial disparity
in the way Medal of Honor recipients were selected."
that there was disparity,
recommended the Army consider a group of 10 soldiers for the Medal of Honor. Of those 10, seven were recommended to receive the
award. In October of 1996 Congress passed the necessary legislation which allowed
to the officers and men of the
Seventh Army Infantry Company Number 1 (Provisional) and exemplify the highest traditions of the Armed Forces.
First Lieutenant John R. Fox
Citation: For extraordinary heroism against an