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Cecil Gordon DAVEY

Regimental number1130
Place of birthNewport, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationClerk
AddressMcKenno P.O., South Gippsland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Elizabeth Soulter, McKenno P.O., South Gippsland
Enlistment date19 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915
31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D sailed on two ships, HMAT A62 Wandilla, 9th November 1915 from Melbourne, and HMAT A41 Bakara, 5 November 1915, from Melbourne. It is not possible to tell from the Embarkation Roll on which ship an individual embarked.
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 5 November 1915
31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D sailed on two ships, HMAT A62 Wandilla, 9th November 1915 from Melbourne, and HMAT A41 Bakara, 5 November 1915, from Melbourne. It is not possible to tell from the Embarkation Roll on which ship an individual embarked.
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 12 April 1918
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialAdelaide Cemetery (Plot III, Row S, Grave No. 16), Villers-Bretonneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
118
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alfred L and Elizabeth Ann DAVEY, 69 Union Street, Northcote, Victoria. Native of Melbourne, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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