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Reginald Arthur DAVIES

Regimental number5584
Place of birthGuildford, Western Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationJunior clerk
AddressGuildford, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Annie Florence Davies, Terrace Road, Guildford, Western Australia
Enlistment date10 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A52 Surada on 26 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


Recommendation date: 20 June 1918

FateReturned to Australia 19 June 1919
Medals

Military Medal

'During the operation at MORLANCOURT near ALBERT, on the night 10/11th June, 1918, this N.C.O. was a member of a carrying party. After having made two trips under heavy shell fire, to the captured objective - the second trip being one of a mile, he volunteered for a bombing attack with another Company, and did excellent work in assisting to repulse a German bombing attack. He then carried a wounded Sergeant back to the R.A.P., a distance of one mile.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 23
Date: 12 February 1919

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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