Alexander George "Alex" Davis was born on May 23, 1916 in Irwin, Pennsylvania. He enlisted in the Army on September 16, 1942 and served with the 115th Infantry Regiment, 29th Infantry Division as a Second Lieutenant during World War II. He was Killed in Action on June 12, 1944 at the age of 28 during the attack on Le Pont de la Pierre, France. The 29th Infantry Division was ordered to cross the Elle in southern direction, also in order to advance on Saint-Lô. The intention was to take Saint-Clair-sur-l’Elle first and then Couvains. 2LT Davis is now buried in the Grandview Cemetery, North Versailles, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA.