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Herman Davis Memorial Plaque - Little Rock, Arkansas
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 34° 44.931 W 092° 16.317
15S E 566638 N 3845433
Quick Description: Memorial plaque honoring World War I veteran on the grounds of the Old State House in Little Rock, Arkansas.
Location: Arkansas, United States
Date Posted: 3/13/2011 5:41:37 PM
Waymark Code: WMAYYT
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member GA Cacher
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Long Description:

Text of memorial:

In Memory Of
Herman Davis
Of Mississippi County Arkansas

Co. I 113th Infantry American Expeditionary Force.  Fourth on Gen. John J. Pershing's list  of one hundred heroes of World War I.  Cited for extraordinary heroism in action and awarded U.S. Distinguished Service Cross, French Croix De Guerre, Gilt Star for Croix de Guerre, and Medaille Militaire.  As company runner, Oct. 10th, 1918 at Molleville Farm, France, he attacked and destroyed single-hand a machine gun position which was subjecting his platoon  to murderous fire.  Proclaimed Arkansas' most distinguished son in action by legislative resolution, Jan. 23, 1923, the Herman Davis Memorial Fountain, a restoration of the Old State House Fountain, was constructed under the auspices of the Herman Davis Memorial Association.

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Type of memorial: Plaque

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