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William Henry DAVIS

Regimental number2905
Place of birthHackney, South Australia
SchoolPublic School
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGrocer's assistant
Address17 St. Anns Place, Parkside, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinWife, Mrs Mary Elizabeth Davis, 17 St. Anns Place, Parkside, South Australia
Enlistment date5 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 16 December 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2905B
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 23 August 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death34
Age at death from cemetery records34
Place of burialAssevillers New British Cemetery (Plot Vi, Row D, Grave No. 9), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
65
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry Charles and Mary Ann DAVIS, husband of Mary E. DAVIS, of Hart Street, North Adelaide, South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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