Kinsey Arthur Davis

Private First Class
United States Marine Corps
09 August 1948 - 11 August 1968
Dover, North Carolina
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Purple Heart, National Defense, Vietnam Service, Vietnam Campaign

The database page for Kinsey Arthur Davis

06 Feb 2007


You are truly missed. We will always love you.

PFC Kinsey Arthur Davis, 1st Platoon of Bravo Company, was wounded on June 15, 1968 during Operation Allen Brook. After being flown to Memphis, Tennessee, Kinsey died on August 11, 1968, two days after his twentieth birthday. Kinsey left his mother and father, four sisters and eight brothers to mourn him. Kinsey's father passed away in November 1998, and a brother in December 2003.

Kinsey was a loving Christian son and brother and was loved by so many. Kinsey is remembered often and is greatly missed by all of us.

From his sister,
Ida Marie Davis Brown

A Note from The Virtual Wall

The 1/27 Marines' Command Chronology for July 1968 contains the following entry:
"At approximately 150330H [3:30 am, 15 June] Company B while in a defensive perimeter at AT997538 received an attack with small arms fire, automatic weapons, and B-40 rockets. The enemy attempted to execute a flank assault and penetrate the perimeter. Primarily because of an excellent defense plan and aggressive execution, the assault was repulsed. Company B suffered only 3 WIAs and inflicted a toll on the enemy of 21 NVA killed, 14 weapons and miscellaneous 782 gear captured in the action."
Pfc Kinsey Davis is the only known death from the attack described.

The point-of-contact for this memorial is
his sister,
Ida Marie Davis Brown

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With all respect
Jim Schueckler, former CW2, US Army
Ken Davis, Commander, United States Navy (Ret)
Memorial first published on 06 Feb 2007
Last updated 02/08/2007