The AIF Project

Henry Austin DAVEY

Regimental number631
Place of birthDonald, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationIronmonger
AddressDonald, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, H.Davey, Donald, Victoria
Enlistment date14 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6 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
FateDied of wounds 20 May 1917
Place of burialQueant Road Cemetery (Plot VIII, Row A, Grave No. 16), Buissy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
118
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Henry and Ann Elizabeth DAVEY, Western Beach, Geelong, Victoria, Australia. Born at Donald, VIctoria
Family/military connectionsCousins: 2323 Pte Herbert James WHITE, 22nd Bn, killed in action, 5 August 1916; 4315 Pte George Phillip WHITE, Australian Army Medical Corps, died of wounds, 10 August 1916.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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