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Jack Rupert Cyril DAVIS

Date of birth25 July 1882
Other NamesDAVIES
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGrazier
AddressPuen Buen, Scone, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinWife, Mrs Mildred Lucy Davis, Puen Buen, Scone, New South Wales
Enlistment date23 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name12th Light Horse Regiment, C Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/17/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 13 June 1915
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Major


Unit: 12th Light Horse
Promotion date: 4 February 1918

Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Name does not appear on Nominal Roll
Medals

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. This officer set a fine example of courage and initiative in leading the final assault on the objective, materially assisting in the capture of many field guns, machine guns, and several hundred prisoners.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 150
Date: 24 September 1918

Other detailsMedals: Military Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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