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Jacksonville in Duval County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

LCdr. John Davis

Hero’s Walk and Freedom Trees

 

— POW-MIA Memorial and Museum —

 
LCDR. John Davis Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, June 26, 2019
1. LCDR. John Davis Marker
Inscription.  
The Freedom Tree
With the vision of universal freedom
for all mankind
This tree is dedicated to:
LCdr John Davis
and all
Prisoners of War
And all
Prisoners of War
And Missing in Action
1973

 
Erected by POW-MIA Memorial and Museum.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Air & SpacePatriots & PatriotismWar, Vietnam.
 
Location. 30° 13.79′ N, 81° 53.429′ W. Marker is in Jacksonville, Florida, in Duval County. Memorial is at the intersection of POW-MIA Memorial Pkwy and Lake Newman St on POW-MIA Memorial Pkwy. Marker located within Cecil Commerce Center (formally NAS Cecil Field), at the POW-MIA Memorial and Museum. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6112 POW-MIA Memorial Pkwy, Jacksonville FL 32221, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. LCdr. Denver Key (here, next to this marker); Lt. Steve Musselman (here, next to this marker); LCdr. Michael Hoff (here, next to this marker); LCdr. Lee Cole
LCDR. John Davis Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, June 26, 2019
2. LCDR. John Davis Marker
(here, next to this marker); Cdr. Peter Schoeffel (here, next to this marker); LCdr. Fred Wright (a few steps from this marker); Lt. Robert J. Dwyer (a few steps from this marker); Lt. Dale Raebel (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jacksonville.
 
Regarding LCdr. John Davis. LCDR. John Davis was a U.S. Navy pilot. On 14 June 1972, LCDR Davis flying a A-7A Corsair II, was shot down over North Vietnam by a SAM missile. Originally he was designated as Missing in Action, in 1974 his status was changed to Dead, body not found.
 
LCDR. John Davis image. Click for full size.
US Navy/Public Domain
3. LCDR. John Davis
Hero’s Walk and Freedom Trees image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, June 26, 2019
4. Hero’s Walk and Freedom Trees
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 19, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 6, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 64 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 6, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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