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John Morris DAVIS

Regimental number2
Place of birthKorumburra, Victoria
Address'Gordon Estate', Locke Street, East Maryborough, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, G Davis, eucalyptus manufacturer, Locke Street, East Maryborough, Victoria
Previous military serviceMSC
Enlistment date16 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentLSGT
Unit name4th Infantry Brigade Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/4/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollWarrant Officer (Class II)
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Division Headquarters
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 29890 (2 January 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103 (29 June 1917).

FateReturned to Australia 1 November 1918

Meritorious Service Medal

'This Warrant Officer has been with this Division as Senior Clerk in the G. office since November, 1916. He has shown great energy and ability in his work. Possesses initiative and organises work in the office well. Keeps discipline and at the same time keeps all the clerks contented and cheerful. His work has been quick, thorough and reliable.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57
Date: 18 April 1918

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