Sgt. James H. Davenport entered the U.S. Army at Fort Thomas, Ky. Feb. 1, 1944.
He completed basic training at Fort McClellan, Ala., Fort Meade, Md. and Camp Pickett, Va. and served with the 310th Infantry Regiment, 78th Infantry Division.
He was killed in action March 10, 1945, in the World War II Battle of Remagen in Germany.
Davenport was awarded the Bronze Star and the Purple Heart with two Oak Leaf Clusters.