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University of North Carolina
Naval ROTC Alumni Association

LTJG Richard F. Davis, Jr.

United States Navy

Date of Birth: Unknown

Next of Kin:
Gene Frances (Caraher) Davis (wife)
Frances Lee Davis (daughter)
R.F. Davis III (son)
Mary Kim Davis (daughter)
Mr. And Mrs. R.F. Davis, Sr. (parents)

Commissioned: June 1952

Circumstances of Death:

LTJG Richard Floyd "Bunnie" Davis, Jr., 27, a pilot in the U.S. Navy died July 15, 1955 when his fighter plane, an AD-4 Skyraider, crashed at sea during naval maneuvers in the Mediterranean Sea. His squadron was operating off of USS Intrepid (CV-11). His body was never recovered.

Awards: No award history available.

History of Service:

While attending UNC, Richard Floyd Davis, Jr. served as battalion commander in his senior year and was vice president of the student body. After commissioning, he attended flight school.

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