Decatur County &

Clarke County

S/Sgt. Walter A. Davis



Staff Sergeant Walter A. Davis was recently named by Col. John R. Kane, station commandant at Gowen Field, Boise, Idaho, as “Soldier of the Week” in field wide competition. The sergeant, who is the husband of Mrs. Ruth B. Davis, of Osceola, has been awarded a hand engraved silver bracelet for his demonstration of the highest type of soldierly qualities.

He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. C. P. Davis, of Leon.

Source: The Leon Journal-Reporter, Thursday, July 27, 1944 (photo included)

Source: Decatur County Women's Auxilary WWII Scrapbook; Submission by Decatur County Historical Museum, Leon IA, Sara Rose Joan LeFleur, June of 2016