Polk County

S/Sgt. Jack T. Davis

Above: East High School yearbook, 1937

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Above: Central College yearbook, 1940

 

 

 

 

 

Staff Sergt. Jack T. Davis of Camp Butner, NC., is home on 14 day furlough visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. T.E. Davis, 2404 Elizabeth ave.

Source: The Des Moines Tribune, May 3, 1944

Staff Sgt Jack T. Davis was a graduate of East High School and Central college, Pella, Ia. He was a member of the football team at Central college. He formerly was employed by the Commercial Credit Assn.

Sgt. Davis entered the army in September, 1942 and was sent overseas last October. He served with the headquarters company of anti-tank division.

Source: The Des Moines Tribune, April 27, 1945 (photo included)

Sgt. Davis is buried at the American Cemetery in Margraten, Netherlands.