Davenport, Henry Ashby

Title

Davenport, Henry Ashby

Last Name

Davenport

First and Middle Name

Henry Ashby

Nicknames or Other Names

"Hank"

Hometown

Roanoke, Virginia

County and/or State

Roanoke

Birth Date

March 10, 1894

Birthplace

Atlanta, Georgia

Death Date

May 24, 1964

Cause of Death

Myocardial Infarction

Place of Death

Roanoke, Virginia

Parents

James Aubry Davenport and Louisa Beall

Siblings

Robert

Spouse(s)

Mary Bruce Doss Davenport

Children

Henry, Bruce, and Robert

VPI Graduating Class

1916

Undergraduate Major

Mechanical Engineering

Graduated

Yes

Service Branch

Army

Unit

Infantry

Rank

2nd Lieutenant

Other Events

  • Graduated from Roanoke High School in 1913

Additional Notes

Henry Davenport can be found here on our sister site, Roanoke Valley in the Great War.

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Henry Ashby Davenport senior portrait from the 1916 Bugle.jpg
Henry Ashby Davenport picture from the 1916 Bugle.jpg
Henry Ashby Davenport from the 1916 Bugle.jpg
Henry Ashby Davenport senior portrait from the 1913 Roanoke High School yearbook.jpg
Henry Ashby Davenport from the 1913 Roanoke High School yearbook.jpg

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Citation

“Davenport, Henry Ashby,” VPI in World War I, accessed August 19, 2019, http://vpiworldwarone.lib.vt.edu/items/show/23.

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