Nov 27, 2018
Sgt. James “Gus” Davis was born in Hinds County, Mississippi, but moved to Covington at a young age. He enlisted in the US Marine Corps and served with the 1st Division, 1st Battalion, in Vietnam. He received three Purple Hearts, a National Defense medal, a Vietnam Service Medal with Star, and several other medals for his work as an ONTOS tank operator. He currently lives in Covington.