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[[preprinted]] 1. LAST NAME    FIRST NAME    MIDDLE NAME [[/preprinted]]
                   DAVIS,      Benjamin    Oliver,Jr
[[preprinted]] 2. SERIAL NUMBER [[/preprinted]]
               0 20 146
[[preprinted]] 20. DUTY ARM OR SERVICE [[/preprinted]]
                AC
[[preprinted]] 3. BIRTH DATE [[/preprinted]]
                18 Dec 1912
[[preprinted]] 4. PLACE OF BIRTH [[/preprinted]]
               Washington,DC
[[preprinted]] 5. CITIZEN (Date Nater. or No)
               6. RACE [[/preprinted]]
                  Negro
[[preprinted]] 21. DATE E.A.D. [[/preprinted]]
               12 Jun 1936
[[preprinted]] AUTHORITY [[/preprinted]]
               Graduation from USMA, West Point, NY
[[preprinted]] 7. MARITAL STATUS [[/preprinted]]
               Married
[[preprinted]] 9. DEPENDENTS
                Relationship    No. [[/preprinted]]
             Wife                1
[[preprinted]] 10. PARENTS EXTRACTION OR NATIONALITY
                          Nationality       U. S. Citizen
            Father
            Mother [[/preprinted]]
                          American           Born
                          American           Born
[[preprinted]] 22. PERM. ADDRESS OR PLACE FROM WHICH ORDERED TO E.A.D. (City & State) [[/preprinted]]
                      New Haven, Conn
[[preprinted]] 23. DATE OF ACTIVE SERVICE [[/preprinted]]
               12 Jun 1936
[[preprinted]] 8. RELIGION [[/preprinted]]
               Protestant
[[preprinted]] 24. LIMITED SERVICE (Details)
               AUTHORITY    DATE
               QUALIFIED FOR DUTY
               11. HEIGHT [[/preprinted]]
               [[6' ?]]1"
[[preprinted]] 12. WEIGHT [[/preprinted]]
                 154
[[preprinted]] 13. COLOR HAIR [[/preprinted]]
               Brown
[[preprinted]] 14. COLOR EYES [[/preprinted]]
               Brown
[[preprinted]] 15. GLASSES (Reason)
               25. RETIRED (Reason)
               GRADE    DATE
               16.EMERGENCY ADDRESSEE
FULL NAME                                  RELATIONSHIP
STREET ADDRESS                                      STATE [[/preprinted]]
[[written]] Mrs. Agatha Davis                 Wife
527 W. 15th St. NYC NY [[/written]]
[[preprinted]] 26. RETURN FROM OVERSEAS (Give Exact Reason)
               DATE [[/preprinted]]
[[preprinted]] 17. EDUCATION
Level      Name of School      Years Att'd   Date Grad.   Major Subject   Degree [[/preprinted]]
HS  Central HS Cleveland Ohio   4   1929   Academic
Colg  USMA,West Point,NY   4.   1936   Mil Sciences   BS
[[preprinted]] 18. SIGNATURE OF OFFICER 
/S/ B.O Davis, JR.

[[preprinted]] 19. OFFICIAL SIGNATURE OF CLASSIFICATION OFFICER
/S/ Edward C. Simmons, 2nd Lt. AC 
STATION APO#650
DATE 3/ APR 44
[[preprinted]] 20. DUTY ARM OF SERVICE
AC
[[preprinted]] 27. COMMISSION AND APPOINTMENT DATA
Component [|] Arm or Serv. [|] Date Comm. [|] 

Comm. From [|] Discontinued- Grade, Date & Reason
(A) PRESENT APPOINTMENT
RA [|] Inf [|] 2nd Lt [|} 6/12/36 [|] USMA

(B) PREVIOUS APPOINTMENT NOT CONTINUED, OTHER BRANCHES ARMED SERV. & FOREIGN MIL. ESTAB.

[[preprinted]] 28. PROMOTION RECORD (From Date Present Appointment -See 27 (A)
[[preprinted]] GRADE 
R.A. Perm Res. - N.G [|] AC -'36 [|] AC - '42 [|] Other

1st LT [|]   [|] Capt, Major, Lt Col, Col, Col [|} Major ,Lt Col, Col
[|]
DATE
Effective [|] RANK
6/12/39      6/12/39
9/9/40       9/9/40
5/11/42      3/1/42
5/21/42      3/1/42
5/29/44      5/29/44
5/27/44      5/27/44
8/1/44       8/1/44
8/1/44       8/1/44
29May44      29May44

[|] ORDERS
MTOUDASO59-2 5/44
NATOUSA S0145- 12, 5/27/44
WDSO 183-8/44
WDSO 183-1-8/44 Hq XII AF 29 May 44

[[preprinted]] 29. FOREIGN SERVICE(Incl. W.W 1 - 2 ) AND RESIDENCE
COUNTRY OR DEPARMENT NATOUSA NATOUSA
Approx Incl. Dates  
4/16/43-No Foreign Service During W.W.I)
9/8/43
3 JAN 44
ARM OF SERVICE AC AC
Maximum Grade Lt Col
Station or Reason for Residence
APO # 525, Combat
APO # 650, Combat
[[preprinted]] 31.  LANGUAGES (F- Fluently P-passably)
Language French Speak F Write F Translate F

[[preprinted]] 32. RESERVE-N.G. ACTIVE DUTY (Enter Desciption of Duties in 38)
(A) ACTIVE DUTY TOURS
2- week tours
4 week tours 
6 week tours
(B) C.C.C DUTY
MILITARY STATUS NO. MONTHS SERVICE COMMAND
CIVILIAN STATUS
(C) THOMASON ACT (Incl. Dates) A. OR S. STATION AND PLACE
(D) SPECIFY OTHER (Incl. Dates)  A. OR S. STATION AND PLACE
[[preprinted]]30. SPECIAL AND GENERAL SERVICE SCHOOLS AND SCHOOLS FOR SPECIALIZED TRAINING

NAME AND PLACE OF SCHOOL OR STATION
[?]nf Sch, Ft Ben Ga. 
66th AAFTD
TAFS, Tuskkegee, Ala
TAFS, Tuskegee, Ala
Length of Course
1 yr
2 mo
2 mo
2 mo
SUCCESS COMP'T
YES OR NO  DATE
YES       6/38
YES       8/41
YES       1/42
YES       3/42
DESCRIPTION OF COURSE
Regular Inf Course
Primary Fly Tng
Basic Flying
Advanced Fly Tng

[[preprinted]33. RECOMMEND FOR DUTY OR QUALIFIED IN M.O.S
(P) Pilot, SE - 1055 (Prior to 22 May 45 ECS)
Group Comdr - 1065-5 (4 Nov 43) ECS
Air Base Commander 1013, 1 Jul 45

[[preprinted]REWARDS (refer to Paragraph No.) Senior Officer of Troops, Par 1 SO 5, OTC , SSMariposa, 13Apr43. Blood Type "A". Physically qualified for overseas duty 23Dec43. O embarked fr Lampton Road, VA Port of Embarkation 3 Jan 44, disembarked Taranto, Italy, [?] [?] 44. O embarked fr Bari, Ital 24Nov44; disembarked at LaGuardia Airport, NY 6 Nov 44,O embarked fr LaGaurdia Air (Port?). 21Dec44; disebarked at Bari, Italy 23 Dec 44. Certified Exact Transcription of WD AGO 66-1,3Mar45,Edward C.Simmons, 2nd lt, AC, Pers Officer ECS WD AGO Form #65 no A-038933 issued at APO 520,19Jan45.  Amount NSLI $ 10,000.
A TRUE COPY: /S/ James F. Babook,
"A CERTIFIED TRUE COPY"
[[Written]] Hugh White
 [[preprinted]HUGH J. White, Capt, AC
Base Classification Off
[[preprinted] PERSONNEL ORDERS: RATINGS, FLYING STATUS
Pers 0 56 Par 1 OC AC Wash DC dtd 6 Mar 42 Rating as Pilot.
Pers 0 166 par 22 OC AC Wash DC 17 Jul 41,auth to make frequent Aeronautical Flights.
Prov of Sec 6, WD Cir 320, 1945 complied with 26 Nov 45, Hq AAF.  163-Yes-42.7 BAD
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