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Raymond Erwin Davis

Date of birth: September 19, 1885
Date of death: September 09, 1965
Burial location: Seattle, Washington
Place of Birth: Minnesota, Mankato
Home of record: Puget Sound Washington


Medal of Honor

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Awarded for actions during the Peace Time Awards

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Quartermaster Third Class Raymond Erwin Davis, United States Navy, for extraordinary heroism on board the U.S.S. BENNINGTON, displayed at the time of the explosion of a boiler of that vessel at San Diego, California, 21 July 1905.

General Orders: War Department, General Orders No. 13, January 5, 1906

Action Date: 21-Jul-05

Service: Navy

Rank: Quartermaster Third Class

Division: U.S.S. Bennington