Philip Douglas DAVIS

Regimental number6864
Place of birthHobart, Tasmania
SchoolLaunceston Church Grammar School, Launceston, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
AddressWestbury, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Mr A Davis, Franklin, Tasmania
Previous military serviceHeld rank of Lieutenant in Tasmania Citizen Force.
Enlistment date2 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 22nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateDied of disease 2 May 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Spelt Phillip Douglas on NR
Place of death or woundingTargo Military Hospital
Age at death19
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialMount Jerome Cemetery (290, A8), Harold's Cross, Dublin City.
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Arthur Henry Douglas and Edith Ethel DAVIS, Penguin, Tasmania
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal