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John Henry DAVIS

Regimental number834
Place of birthLondon England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCaretaker
Address48 Northhampton Buildings, Rossmon Street, Clerkenwell, London, Ec, England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinSister, Mrs Jane Humphries, 48 Northhampton Buildings, Rossmon Street, Clerkenwell, London, Ec, England
Enlistment date13 February 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, C Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT Ceramic on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


Recommendation date: 18 June 1916

FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1919
Medals

Military Medal

'Who, at Hill 60, Gallipoli, early in September, 1915, when experienced bombers were not available remained at his post for 72 hours.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Date: 19 April 1917

Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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