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John Edward DAVIS

Regimental number3771
Place of birthBallarat, Victoria
SchoolBoulder City State School, Boulder, Western Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressBoulder, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20.4
Height5' 9.5"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs M A Davis, 41 Wittenoom Street, Boulder, Western Australia
Enlistment date7 September 1915
Place of enlistmentBlackboy Hill, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board RMS Mongolia on 22 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 27 June 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialRue-Du-Bois Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 9), Fleurbaix, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
62
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Mary Ann DAVIS, 41 Wittenoom Street, Boulder, Western Australia. Native of Victoria
Family/military connectionsFather: 981 Sapper John DAVIS, 3rd Tunnelling Company, returned to Australia, 4 May 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, DAVIS John Edward

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