Ernest DAVIS

Regimental number1528
Place of birthEngland
Age on arrival in Australia25
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRailway employee
AddressInnamincka Road, Fremantle, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinWife, Mrs Maud Fannie Davis, Boundary Road, Midland Junction, Western Australia
Enlistment date3 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 5 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Pioneer Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 January 1917
Age at death38
Age at death from cemetery records36
Place of burialDelville Wood Cemetery, (Plot XII, Row K, Grave No. 1), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Eliza DAVIS, husband of Maud F. McDonald (formerly DAVIS), Boundary Road, Midland Junction, Western Australia. Native of England~