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William Amos DAVIES

Regimental number779
Place of birthGrangeville, South Australia
SchoolQueenstown and Alberton Public School, South Australia
ReligionProtestant
OccupationCarpenter
AddressGrangeville, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Frederick Davies, Grangeville, South Australia
Previous military serviceNaval Cadet
Enlistment date17 February 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 February 1915
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 RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 11 June 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialVignacourt British Cemetery (Plot III, Row C, Grave No. 5), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
110
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frederick and Charlotte Elizabeth DAVIES, 7 Leader Avenue, Monteith, South Australia. Native of Grangeville, South Australia

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