William Herbert DAVIS

Regimental number3799
Place of birthPort Adelaide, South Australia
AddressPort Pirie, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 5.5"
Weight136 lbs
Next of kinSister, Mrs Alice Agnes Gregory, Port Pirie, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date2 August 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 21 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 11 January 1917
Discharge date18 July 1917
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked Adelaide, 21 September 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 14 November 1916.

Marched into 8th Training Bn from Tidworth Hospital, 11 January 1917.

Marched into No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 16 March 1917.

Commenced return to Australia from Plymouth on board HT 'Barambh', 8 April 1917; disembarked Adelaide, 5 June 1917; discharged Adelaide (medically unfit: defective hearing), 18 July 1917.

Total war service: 351 days (of which 258 were abroad).

Medal: British War Medal.
Date of death21 June 1963
SourcesNAA: B2455, DAVIS William Herbert