The AIF Project

Arthur Rayworth DAVISON

Regimental number2603
Place of birthOakendale, New South Wales
SchoolOakendale and Wicherill Park Public Schools, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationHorse trainer
AddressHomebush, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, J Davison, Underwood Street, Homebush, New South Wales
Enlistment date15 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 26 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Field Artillery Brigade
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular"By a letter from the Captain Rev. Moore stated that he was liked and respected by all his commrades both officers and men and missed for his good company. Was awarded a Military Funeral and buried in the Military Cemetery...?" Details from Father.
FateKilled in Action 20 August 1917
Place of death or woundingHellfire Corner, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death28.6
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and the late Jessie DAVISON, 'Toora', Underwood Street, Homebush, New South Wales. Native of Glen Oak, New South Wales

Print format    

© The AIF Project 2024, UNSW Canberra. Not to be reproduced without permission.