A Soldier's Story: Private Joseph Harvey Davenport - WWI

Private Joseph Harvey Davenport was born on April 28,1887.

He enlisted in the US Army and deployed with the 36th Infantry regiment to Francy.  While there, he and several other members of the Choctaw tribe confused enemy code breakers, using the Choctaw tribal language, about key troop movements.

Private Davenport returned back to his home in Oklahoma before he died on April 23, 1923.

Private Joseph Harven Davenport rests in the Davenport Family Cemetery, located on the privately-owned Tucker ranch.

See Also:

Captain Charles Walter Vetch

Corporal Peter Maytubby

Corporal Tobias William Frazier

Corporal Solomon Bond Louis

Private First Class Ben Carterby

Private First Class Joseph Oklahombi

Private Joseph Harvey Davenport

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