Biography & Gravesite Photo Courtesy of Russell C. Jacobs, August 2007
John Fuller Davis (1892-1978)
Born on May 2, 1892 in Augusta, Georgia.
Commissioned in the Cavalry from West Point in 1915. Served in the AEF 1917-1919. Graduated from the Command and General Staff School in 1926 and the Army War College in 1931.
Chief of Staff of 6th Service Command 1942-1944. Brigadier General in November 1943. Deputy Director of the Information and Education Division of the War Department August 1944-November 1945.
Reverted to Colonel in February 1946. Decorations included two Legions of Merit.
Died on July 17, 1978.
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