|Place of birth||West Melbourne, Victoria|
|School||Faraday State School, Carlton, Victoria|
|Address||234 Madeline Street, Carlton, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||18|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs C Davis, 234 Madeline Street, Carlton, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Served in the 62nd Senior Cadets; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||6th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/23/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||60th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Age at death from cemetery records||19|
|Place of burial||No known grave|
|Commemoration details||V.C. Corner (Panel No 20), Australian Cemetery Memorial, Fromelles, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Edward Robert and Caroline DAVIS. Native of Carlton, Victoria|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Taken on strength, 6th Bn, Tel el Kebir, 7 January 1916.
Transferred to 58th Bn, and taken on strength, 17 February 1916.
Transferred to 60th Bn, Tel el Kebir, 15 March 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 18 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.
Reported Missing, 19 July 1916.
Court of Enquiry, held in the field, 4 August 1917, pronounced fate as 'Killed in Action, 19 July 1916'.
Note, Red Cross File No 890706: 'No trace Germany[.] Cert. by Capt. Mills 10-10-19.'Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, DAVIS James
Red Cross File No 890706