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George Thomas DAVIS

Regimental number16
Place of birthWerribee, Victoria
SchoolTarncit and West Footscray State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationEngine driver
AddressBalliang East, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinH Davies Balliang East, Victoria
Enlistment date27 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll24 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 10 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular"Reared and brought up on Farm and was an expert operator of all farming implements and machinery. Studied steam engines and got his certificate and allowed the operation of engine driving until enlistment." Details from Father.
FateDied of wounds 1 August 1916
Place of death or woundingBecourt Military Cemetery
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialBecourt Miliary Cemetery (Plot I, Row U, Grave No. 33), Becordel-Becourt, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Harry and Ann Elizabeth DAVIS, Balliang East, Victoria. native of Werribee, Victoria

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