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George Victor DAVIES

Regimental number194
Place of birthSwansea, Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Address461 Upper Edward Street, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Height5' 3.5"
Weight127 lbs
Next of kinBrother, Robert Farquar Davies, 10 Leopold Road, St Andrews, Bristol, England
Previous military serviceServed in the Royal Navy for 6 years 4 months (invalided out); previously rejected for AIF enlistment on aoccount of defective vision.
Enlistment date24 August 1914
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board Transport A5 S.S. Omrah on 24 September 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 December 1915
Discharge date5 February 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 2 March 1915.

Wounded in action, 25 April 1915 (gun shot wound, right foot); transferred by HS 'Clan McGillivray' to Malta, 4 May 1915; to England, 6 July 1915.

Commenced return to Australia from Portland on board HT 'Star of England', 12 December 1915; discharged (medically unfit), Brisbane, 8 February 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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