Richard M. Davenport

Korean War
RankFirst Lieutenant U.S. Army
Date of DeathFebruary 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.