The medals Pfc. Davis probably won

Leon E. Davis was born October 18, 1918. He entered the service from Michigan.

Pfc. Leon E. Davis was a member of Company A of the 3rd Marine Division. The 3rd Marine Division was activated on September 16, 1942, at Camp Elliott, San Diego, CA. They trained a lot for action in the South Pacific. On November 1, 1943, the 3rd Marines landed at Empress Augusta Bay, Bougainville (known as the Battle for Bougainville). On November 11, 1943, Pfc. Leon Davis was Killed in Action, after 10 days in battle, at age 25. About 2 more months the men of the 3rd Marines fought very hard against a stiff Japanese force.

The Memorial Service for Pfc. Leon Davis was held by Pastor Spracklin at the Fremont Methodist Church in Bay City, Michigan.