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William Jenkin DAVEY

Regimental number17043
Place of birthBurra, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBookkeeper
AddressBurra, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Davey, Kooringa, South Australia
Enlistment date30 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/13/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Omrah on 17 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Divisional Signal Company
FateReturned to Australia 12 June 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Elizabeth DAVEY
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Cause of death: tuberculosis
Date of death24 April 1926
Age at death51
Place of burialAIF Cemetery (Row 8 West, Grave 7), West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia

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