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Frederick James Payne DAVIES

Regimental number636
Place of birthYarraville, Victoria
ReligionBaptist
OccupationJoiner
Address46 Bay View Road, Yarraville, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, William Davies, 46 Bay View Road, Yarraville, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date14 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 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 RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 20 December 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4083 Pte Albert Trevor Payne DAVIES, 23rd Bn.
Date of death10 March 1970
Place of burialSpringvale Cemetery

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