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Charles Herbert DAVIS

Date of birth4 June 1872
OccupationBarrister and solicitor
Address'Hudderfield', Lilac Street, Bendigo, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation43
Next of kinWife, Mrs E B Davis, 'Syntoe', Benboyd Road, Neutral Bay, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date10 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant-Colonel
Unit name38th Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollColonel
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
Promotions

Colonel


Unit: General List
Promotion date: 1 June 1918

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30107 (1 June 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169 (4 October 1917).

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 30704 (25 May 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 165 (24 October 1918).
Recommendation date: 6 March 1918

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31488 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).

FateReturned to Australia 22 August 1919
Medals

Distinguished Service Order


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169
Date: 4 October 1917

KBE


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 109
Date: 15 September 1919

Other detailsWar Service: Western Front Medals: Distinguished Service Order, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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