Davenport, Grady Reeves

Birth Name Davenport, Grady Reeves
Call Name Grady
Gender male
Age at Death 20 years, 9 months, 13 days


Jackson County Sentinel, April 19, 1945
"PFC. GRADY DAVENPORT killed in Italy
Mr. and Mrs. Staley Davenport has been informed by the War Dept. that their son. PFC Grady DAVENPORT, was killed in action on Dec 26. Pfc. Davenport was in Co A. 135th Infantry. He was inducted in the service January 1944 and had his basic training at Camp Blanding, FL, went overseas in July 1944.
"He was a farmer before going into service. He would have 21 years old on his next birthday, March 13th.
Besides his parents he is survived by his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. I. P. WILSON, several aunts and uncles and many relatives and friends."
[ note army enlistment record says "Grady R Davenport". Grady Reeves from FindAGrave]


Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth 1924-03-13 Macon Co., TN    
Death 1944-12-26 Italy killed in action WWII  


Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Davenport, Staley Mathew1904-07-311980-08-29
Mother Wilson, Vovie E1905-01-071986-05-30
         Davenport, Grady Reeves 1924-03-13 1944-12-26


  1. Davenport, Staley Mathew
    1. Wilson, Vovie E
      1. Davenport, Grady Reeves