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Here is some information below along with information pertaining to hospital records. These are very limited in nature and are not necessarily the whole file it information.
Information you are seeking will be found in what's called an IDPFs also known as Individual Deceased Personnel Files.
Individual Deceased Personnel File (IDPF). IDPFs from 1940-1976 for personnel with surnames that begin with A-L are in the custody of the National Archives at St. Louis (RL-SL), P.O. Box 38757, St. Louis, MO 63138-1002. For access to these records, please contact RL-SL via email at email@example.com.
Name: Dannel R Davis Race: White, includes Mexican (White) Rank: Enlisted Man Admission Age: 19 Birth Date: abt 1925 Admission Date: Oct 1944 Discharge Date: Dec 1944 Military Branch: Infantry, General or Unspecified Diagnosis: FirstLocation: Leg; CausativeAgent: Artillery Shell, Fragments, Afoot or unspecified Type of Injury: Casualty, battle Medical Treatment: Penicillin therapy (treatment with penicillin) Injured in Line of Duty: In line of duty Type of Discharge: Duty Length of service: 1 Year(s), 0 Month(s) Service Number: 34845259 Name: Dannel R Davis Gender: Male Rank: Enlisted Man (includes Aviation Cadet or Student) Admission Age: 20 Birth Date: abt 1925 Admission Date: Mar 1945 Admission Place: European Area Discharge Date: Mar 1945 Discharge Place: Not in Medical Installation Prior to Death Military Branch: Infantry, General or Unspecified Diagnosis: Diagnosis: Killed in action; Location: Unknown, code not applicable; CausativeAgent: None or Unknown Type of Injury: InjuryType: Battle casualty; InjuryType2: All battle casualties, and all battle injuries not intentionally inflicted by self or another person Service Number: 34845259 Notes: Cases reported by AGO only, except death in German or Japanese prison (Officially Declared Dead or Unmatched Reports of Death) Name: Dannel R Davis Race: White Marital status: Single, without dependents (Single) Rank: Private Birth Year: 1925 Nativity State or Country: South Carolina Citizenship: Citizen Residence: Georgetown, South Carolina Education: Grammar school Civil Occupation: Farm hands, general farms Enlistment Date: 2 Oct 1943 Enlistment Place: Fort Jackson Columbia, South Carolina Service Number: 34845259 Branch: No branch assignment Component: Selectees (Enlisted Men) Source: Civil Life Height: 00 Weight: 000
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We suggest that you request a copy of his Official Military Personnel File (OMPF). OMPFs and individual medical reports for officers of the U.S. Army who were separated from the service after June 1917 and before 1959 are in the custody of NARA's National Personnel Records Center (NPRC) in St. Louis. In many cases where personnel records were destroyed in the 1973 fire, proof of service can be provided from other records such as morning reports, payrolls, and military orders, and a certificate of military service will be issued. Please complete a GSA Standard Form 180 and mail it to NARA's National Personnel Records Center, (Military Personnel Records), 1 Archives Drive, St. Louis, MO 63138-1002. Veterans and their next of kin also may use eVetRecs to request records. See eVetRecs Help for instructions. For more information see Official Military Personnel Files (OMPF), Archival Records Requests.
You may also wish to request a copy of his Individual Deceased Personnel File (IDPF). IDPFs from 1940-1976 for U.S. Army personnel with surnames that begin with A-L are in the custody of the National Archives at St. Louis (RL-SL). For more information about these records, please contact RL-SL via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
And finally, we searched the National Archives Catalog and located the World War II Operations Reports, 1940-1948 in the Records of the Adjutant General's Office, 1917 - 1985 (Record Group 407) that includes records of the 60th Infantry Regiment during WWII. Though these records typically do not provide information on individuals, they do offer insight into the activities of the unit as a whole. For more information about these non-digitized records, please contact the National Archives at College Park - Textual Reference (RDT2) via email at email@example.com.
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