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Alfred Joseph DAVIS

Regimental number5678
Place of birthQuambahook, Victoria
SchoolQuambahook Public School No. 2443, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationGrocer
AddressQuambatook, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs F M Davis, Quambatook, Victoria
Enlistment date18 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire on 3 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 22 March 1917
Place of death or woundingBapaume, Somme Sector, France
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialDernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot V, Row A, Grave No. 40), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
167
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alfred and Frances M. DAVIS, Quambatook, Victoria
Family/military connectionsUncle: Adamthwaite of the 59th Battalion was killed in France on 26th September, 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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