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Alexander DAVIS

Regimental number3823
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
Address70 Westgarth Street, South Northcote, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, Louis Davis, 70 Westgarth Street, South Northcote, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date12 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 8 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Work as stretcher-bearer at Pozieres.
Recommendation date: 9 August 1916

FateKilled in Action 4 October 1918
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialProspect Hill Cemetery (Plot IV, Row D, Grave No. 10), Guoy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Lewis and Louisa DAVIS, 70 Westgarth Street, Northcote, Victoria, Australia. Native of Rosslyn, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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