ROBERT N DAVIS
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HONORED ON PANEL 7E, LINE 1 OF THE WALL

ROBERT NELSON DAVIS

WALL NAME

ROBERT N DAVIS

PANEL / LINE

7E/1

DATE OF BIRTH

01/13/1947

CASUALTY PROVINCE

QUANG NGAI

DATE OF CASUALTY

04/26/1966

HOME OF RECORD

ALTON

COUNTY OF RECORD

Madison County

STATE

IL

BRANCH OF SERVICE

MARINE CORPS

RANK

PFC

REMEMBRANCES

LEFT FOR ROBERT NELSON DAVIS
POSTED ON 7.19.2021
POSTED BY: Dennis Clayton

Oh the Fun We Had

Bobby, as I remember him (I was 5,6,7,8,9 and Bobby was 6 months younger), was my best friend on Goodfellow Ave. in Alton, IL. Bobby lived a few houses up the street. We played every day...baseball, wiffle ball, marbles, "war"; we raced our homemade "racecars" down Goodfellow to Come In Place; we collected sodie bottles for cash to go to the Saturday matinees; we ate at each other's homes. My family moved to Wichita, KS in 1956 and in 1966 I enlisted into the Air Force. Once, while on leave, I stopped by Bobby's house to say hi. Mrs. Davis answered the door and I introduced myself. I immediately knew something was very wrong but she invited me in. Mrs. Davis shared with me that Bobby had recently been killed. She was devastated of course and I felt I had made things much worse by being there. I'm 75 now and still think of Bobby often. God bless you PFC Robert Davis and thank you from a grateful Nation for your supreme sacrifice.
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POSTED ON 7.19.2021
POSTED BY: Dennis Clayton

Bobby and I On Goodfellow Ave.

Bobby, as I knew him, was my best friend growing up on Goodfellow Ave. in Alton, IL. We played "war", baseball, wiffle ball, marbles, collected bottles for cash to go to the Saturday matinees, ate at each other's homes, built "forts" and raced down Goodfellow to Come In Place in our homemade "race cars". (I was 5,6,7,8,9 and Bobby was 6 months younger). Yes, we were best friends until my family moved to Wichita, KS in 1956. I entered the Air Force in '66 and once, while visiting Alton, I stopped by Bobby's home to see him. His Mother answered the door, I introduced myself and right away I knew something was very wrong. Bobby had recently been killed; his photos were face down on her piano. Mrs. Davis was devastated and I felt terrible having brought a childhood friend to her door. I will never forget Bobby and his supreme sacrifice. I am 75 now and I thank PFC Robert Davis for the memories and for standing tall for this great Nation.
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POSTED ON 1.13.2021
POSTED BY: Dennis Wriston

I'm proud of our Vietnam Veterans

Private First Class Robert Nelson Davis, Served with Company F, 2nd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, Third Marine Amphibious Force.
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POSTED ON 4.7.2020
POSTED BY: David Cutaia

RIP Bobby

Robert, Bill Christofferson and I were best friend in boot camp. I was transferred from F/2/5, the most decorated company in the Marine Corps, and when I got word of his death I was stunned. He was the first Vietnam kia in 2/5 and my first friend to perish in the was but far from the last. I think of you often and miss our crazy antics. One day I hope to visit your gravesite. RIP Robert N. David. gone but not forgotten.
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POSTED ON 10.10.2018

touch the face of god

YOU WERE NEVER IN COUNTRY LONG ENOUGH TO EVEN SEE AN ENEMY 13 DAYS. ALSO YOU DIDN'T EVEN STEP ON THAT MINE . BUT YOU TOOK THE BRUNT OF IT. WE CAN NEVER FORGET THE SACRIFICES THE YOUNG MEN WHO NEVER MADE IT BACK MADE FOR US,
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