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Roy Besant DAVIS

Regimental number57
Place of birthGunnedah, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressSecond Street, South Cessnock, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Martha Jane Davis, Calder Street, Redfern, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date13 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name35th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/52/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 1 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll35th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 August 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death24.11
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialVillers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot XX, Row F, Grave No. 3), Fouilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
125
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Abner Thomas and Martha Jane DAVIS. Born at Gunnedah, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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