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William John DAVIS

Regimental number228
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationAxeman
Address11 Bloomberg Street, Abbotsford, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Amelia Cohen, 11 Bloomberg Street, Abbotsford, Victoria
Enlistment date10 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll9 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name1st Field Company Engineers
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/20/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A19 Afric on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Company Engineers
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Supplement, No. 29354 (5 November 1915); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 12 (27 January 1916).

FateDied of disease 23 October 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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