The AIF Project


Regimental number17044
Place of birthPortland, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationEngine fitter and turner
AddressFootscray, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, Benjamin Davis, Browning Street, Portland, Victoria
Enlistment date27 October 1916
Place of enlistmentAltona, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/13/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Omrah on 17 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal RollArmy Corps Signal Company
FateReturned to Australia 9 August 1919
Date of death31 May 1960
Place of burialSpringvale Cemetery

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