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Henry Edward DAVIES

Regimental number778
Date of birth29 September 1891
Place of birthPort Pirie, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFisherman
AddressGoolwa, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23.7
Height5' 6.25"
Weight144 lbs
Next of kinFather, Henry John Davies, Goolwa, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date19 February 1915
Place of enlistmentKeswick, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Machine Gun Battalion
FateDied as a result of accident 20 January 1917
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialWareham Cemetery (Plot B, Row C,Grave No. 18), Dorset, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
177
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry John and Edith Harvey DAVIES. Born at Port Pirie, South Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: 62 Pte Hector Carey DAVIES, 5th Machine Gun Bn, returned to Australia, 21 March 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, DAVIES Henry Edward

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