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Alfred Arthur Amos DAVIS

Regimental number458
Place of birthTerry Street, Arncliffe, New South Wales
SchoolArncliffe Superior School, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressWoy Woy Cottage, Terry Street, Arncliffe, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinSister, Mrs Florence Hair, Woy Woy Cottage, Terry Street, Arncliffe, New South Wales
Previous military service38th Infantry; Served in the compulsory training also Citizen Forces.
Enlistment date27 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

Conspicuous and consistent good work at Pozieres during the assault on the German second line trenches.
Recommendation date: 10 August 1916

FateDied of wounds 15 July 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialCrouy British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row A, Grave No. 7), Crouy-Sur-Somme, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Lydia Jane DAVIS. Native of Sydney, New South Wales

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