WILLIAM P. DAVIS, LT, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

William Davis '22

Date of birth: July 15, 1898

Date of death: March 5, 1934

Age: 35

Lucky Bag

From the 1922 Lucky Bag:

Loss

From Find A Grave:

LT Davis was killed, along with Aviation Machinists Mate Matt D. Marshall, USN, when their Berliner-Joyce XFJ-1 biplane aircraft they were test-flying crashed into the James River.

He earned his wings as naval aviator #3242 in 1924.

William is buried in Arlington National Cemetery.


Class of 1922

William is one of 27 members of the Class of 1922 in Memorial Hall.