Woodbury County

Capt. Orrin A. Davis



Sioux Cityans Who Joined Army Are Still Together

Five Sioux City youths who enlisted in the army here on December 29 are still together at Tampa, Florida. One of them is William Crowe, 19, son of Mr. and Mrs. J.W. Crowe, 315 20th Street, who is spending a few days visiting his parents.

The other youths are Timothy Class, Harry Day, Orrin Davis and Walter Brink. Crowe is a Trinity High School graduate and the others, Central graduates.

All are assigned to the headquarters division of the Fourth Air Corps, Third Air Force.

Source: The Sioux City Journal, March 27, 1942


Orrin A. Davis, commissary officer, air transport command, Las Vegas, N.M. has been promoted from first lieutenant to captain. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Scott J. Davis, route 1, Sioux City. He is a graduate of Central high school and attended Iowa State College and the National Business Training School. He enlisted in the air corps December 29, 1941, and was stationed at Tampa, Fla. He took officers training course at Camp Lee, Va., and was assigned to Las Vegas December 23, 1942. Lilmar Davis, a brother, third class petty officer, is on a battleship. 

Source: The Sioux City Journal, April 12, 1944


Orrin A. Davis has been promoted from lieutenant to Captain in the quartermaster’s corps, the war department has announced.

Source: The Sioux City Journal, April 23, 1944