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John Edward DAVY

Regimental number770
Place of birthWest Melbourne, Victoria
SchoolCarlton College, Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressCotham Road, Kew, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Arthur Francis Davy, Victoria
Enlistment date25 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, G 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
FateKilled in Action 4 May 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death4 May 1915
Age at death22
Place of burialBeach Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 5), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
52
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Julie Mary DAVY, 4 Marshall Avenue, Kew, Victoria, Australia and the late Arthur Francis DAVY. Native of Melbourne, Australia
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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