Davis, Alfonza Wesley, Capt

Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Captain
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
AAF MOS 1055-Pilot, Single-Engine Fighter
Last AFSC Group
Pilot (Officer)
Primary Unit
1944-1944, AAF MOS 1055, 332nd Fighter Group
Service Years
1941 - 1944
USAAFOfficer Collar Insignia
Captain

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Home State
Florida
Florida
Year of Birth
1919
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
North Omaha, Nebraska
Last Address
Ramitelli Airfield, Foggia, Italy

Casualty Date
Oct 29, 1944
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Missing
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Sea
Location
Italy
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
American Cemetery - Sicily-Rome, Italy
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Tablets of the Missing

 Official Badges 




 Unofficial Badges 

Tuskegee Airmen Congressional Gold Medal


 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
Tuskegee AirmenWorld War II Fallen
  2013, Tuskegee Airmen [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2013, World War II Fallen

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Pilot Badge


 
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
US Army (USA)Aviation Cadet Flight School33rd Fighter Group324th Fighter Group
99th Fighter Squadron79th Fighter Group332nd Fighter Group
  1941-1942, US Army (USA)
  1942-1943, AAF MOS 770, Aviation Cadet Flight School
  1943-1943, AAF MOS 1055, 33rd Fighter Group
  1943-1943, AAF MOS 1055, 324th Fighter Group
  1943-1943, AAF MOS 1055, 33rd Fighter Group
  1943-1944, AAF MOS 1065, 99th Fighter Squadron
  1943-1944, AAF MOS 1055, 79th Fighter Group
  1944-1944, AAF MOS 1055, 324th Fighter Group
  1944-1944, AAF MOS 1055, 332nd Fighter Group
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1943-1944 World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Air Offensive, Europe Campaign (1942-44)
  1943-1944 Air Offensive, Europe Campaign (1942-44)/Operation Strangle
  1944-1944 World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Anzio Campaign (1944)
  1944-1944 World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Normandy Campaign (1944)
  1944-1944 World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Northern France Campaign (1944)
  1944-1944 World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Southern France Campaign (1944)
 Colleges Attended 
University of OmahaCreighton University
  1937-1940, University of Omaha
  1940-1941, Creighton University1
 My Aircraft/Missiles
PT-17 Kaydet  BT-13 Valiant  AT-6 Texan  P-40 Warhawk/Kittyhawk  
P-47 Thunderbolt (Jug)  P-39 Airacobra  P-51/F-51 Mustang  
  1942-1942, PT-17 Kaydet
  1942-1943, BT-13 Valiant
  1943-1943, AT-6 Texan
  1943-1944, P-40 Warhawk/Kittyhawk
  1943-1944, P-47 Thunderbolt (Jug)
  1944-1944, P-39 Airacobra
  1944-1944, P-51/F-51 Mustang
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
He was credited with 1 aerial victory plus 4 destroyed on the ground.
He disappeared while on a recon mission Oct 29, 1944 and was declared dead Oct 30, 1945.
His remains were never found. He is memorialized at Nettuno, Italy and at the Great Plains Black History Museum, North Omaha, NE. 
 
   
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