Elton Edward Davenport, Trenton
The memorial to Elton Davenport is round top tablet style granite marker on a single base. Above the inscription, incised into the stone, is the United States Navy Coat of Arms.
ELTON EDWARD / DAVENPORT / “SONNY BOY” / JUNE 10, 1921 / OCT. 3, 1944 / FIREMAN F. I/C / U.S.S. CLEMSON / IN MEMORY / BY HIS SHIP MATES
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Shipmates on U.S.S. Clemson
The memorial is located on the grounds of the Jones County Courthouse at 101 Market St, Trenton, NC 28585.The marker along with that of Staff Sargent Michael A. Harris, Jr. stand at the far right corner of the courthouse grounds if facing the entrance. The Jones County Confederate Dead Memorial is located at the far left corner of the lawn.
The memorial stands on the courthouse lawn.