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William Ernest DAVEY

Regimental number1991
Place of birthKadina, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBarman
AddressGPO, Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Height5' 4"
Weight160 lbs
Next of kinSister, Ada Davey, Paddington, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date18 February 1915
Place of enlistmentBoulder, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 26 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 27 July 1917
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, DAVEY William Ernest

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