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William DAVIS

Regimental number118
Place of birthLearmonth, Victoria
SchoolState School
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address6 Bradbury Lane, Ballarat, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Davis, 6 Bradbury Lane, Ballarat, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Militia in Ballarat for 3 years.
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A24 Benalla on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateDied of disease 30 December 1914
Age at death22.9
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialCairo War Memorial Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 136), Egypt.
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
52
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Walter and Mary DAVIS, 9 Gyon Street, Ballarat, Victoria. Born at Learmouth, Victoria
Other details

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

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