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Charles Robert DAVIES

Date of birth18 July 1870
Place of birthUnited Kingdom
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLawyer
AddressTattersall's Chambers, Boulder, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation44
Next of kinMother, Mrs Hannah Davies, Ivy Bank, Britannia Square, Worcester, England
Previous military serviceServed in South African (Boer) War (2nd Commonwealth Contingent), 1902.
Enlistment date19 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentMajor
Unit name28th Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 29 June 1915
30 Officers and 982 Others embarked at Fremantle on HMAT A11 'Ascanius' on 29 June 1915, 12 Others embarked at Fremantle on HMAT A36 'Thirty Six' on 12 July 1916. Embarkation records do not identify who went on which ship.
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant-Colonel
Unit from Nominal Roll58th Battalion
Promotions

Major


Unit: INF58
Promotion date: 28 April 1915

Lieutenant Colonel


Unit: INF58
Promotion date: 12 March 1916

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Commander of the Order of the British Empire (Awarded Officer of the Order of the British Empire


Recommendation date: 24 March 1918

FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Medals

OBE


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 173
Date: 7 November 1918

OBE (Military)


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 91
Date: 23 July 1919

Discharge date5 July 1920
Other detailsAppointment terminated (discharged), Perth, 5 July 1920.
SourcesNAA: B2455, DAVIES Charles Robert

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