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Kansas City in Jackson County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Major Murray Davis D.S.C.

140th Infantry 35th Division A.E.F.

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., December 30, 2012
1. Major Murray Davis D.S.C. Marker
Inscription.

Killed at Exermont France
September twenty ninth MCMXVIII

A kindly just and beloved officer
wise in counsel
resolute in action
courageous unto death

Amiens Vosges St. Mihiel
Meuse Argonne

Killed at Exermont France
September twenty ninth MCMXVIII

Seriously wounded he refused to
relinquish his command until mortally
wounded He fell leading his
comrades to victory His last words
"Take care of my men"

Vauquois Charpentry
Chaudron Farm Exermont

 
Erected 1928.
 
Location. 39° 3.26′ N, 94° 35.158′ W. Marker is in Kansas City, Missouri, in Jackson County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and 40th Street, on the left when traveling south on Main Street. Touch for map. Memorial is in Murray Davis Park. Marker is in this post office area: Kansas City MO 64111, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Historic Harris-Kearney House (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Three Trails West (approx. mile away); James Bridger (approx. mile away); John Calvin McCoy
Major Murray Davis D.S.C. Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 30, 2012
2. Major Murray Davis D.S.C. Marker
(approx. mile away); Alexander Majors (approx. mile away); West Port, Missouri (approx. mile away); Kansas City Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fountain (approx. 0.3 miles away); Original Site of Harris House (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kansas City.
 
Also see . . .
1. Murray Davis Park, Kansas City MO. (Submitted on April 3, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Main Street Corridor Development Corporation 2005 Murray Davis Park Renovations. (Submitted on April 4, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWar, World I
 
Major Murray Davis D.S.C. Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 30, 2012
3. Major Murray Davis D.S.C. Marker
Major Murray Davis D.S.C. Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 30, 2012
4. Major Murray Davis D.S.C. Marker
Major Murray Davis D.S.C. Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 30, 2012
5. Major Murray Davis D.S.C. Memorial
Major Murray Davis D.S.C. Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 30, 2012
6. Major Murray Davis D.S.C. Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 3, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 363 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on April 3, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on April 4, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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