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William DAVIES

Regimental number4128
Place of birthPontyoymmer, Glam, South Wales
SchoolTaunton School, Somerset, England
Age on arrival in Australia18
ReligionBaptist
OccupationMiner
AddressBrisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinAunt, Miss Catherine Griffiths, Railway Terrace, Pontycymmer, Cardiff, Wales, England
Enlistment date25 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 28 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular"Went out to an uncle for purpose of studying farming. Joined the forces on outbreak of war." Details from Aunt.
FateDied of wounds 29 August 1916
Place of death or wounding12th Australian Field Ambulance, France
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialWarloy-Bailllon Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot II, Row A, Grave No. 12).
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
107
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Rev. Thomas and Annie DAVIES. Blackstone, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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