GEORGE E. DAVIS, JR., LT, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

George Davis, Jr. '35

Date of birth: unknown

Date of death: February 4, 1942

Age: unknown

Lucky Bag

From the 1935 Lucky Bag:

Loss

George was lost when USS Houston (CA 30) was damaged by a bomb to her No. 3 turret in the Battle of Makassar Strait on February 4, 1942.

His wife was listed as next of kin. He is buried in Manilla, Philippines.

Namesake

USS George E. Davis (DE 357) was named in George's honor; the ship was sponsored by his widow.


Class of 1935

George is one of 56 members of the Class of 1935 in Memorial Hall.