|Rank||First Lieutenant U.S. Army|
|Date of Death||February 11 1953|
National Defense Service Medal
First Lieutenant Davenport was awarded the National Defense Service Medal.
First Lieutenant Davenport was assigned to a 9th Infantry Division training unit at Ft. Dix, New Jersey. On February 11, 1953, while directing a platoon on a live-fire training exercise, he was accidentally shot by a member of his unit.