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Allan Isaac DAVEY

Regimental number9
Place of birthTerowie, South Australia
SchoolMuirden College, Adelaide, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationSchool teacher
AddressTerowie, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21.8
Height5' 10.25"
Weight151 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Caroline Davey, Terowie, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 2 years in the Volunteer School Cadets.
Enlistment date21 July 1915
Place of enlistmentKeswick, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name32nd Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 18 November 1915
The 32nd Bn (Headquarters, Signallers, A, B, C, and D Companies) embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on two ships, HMAT A2 'Geelong', on 18 November 1915, and HMAT A13 'Katuna', on 24 November 1915. The Embarkation Roll does not distinguish between these ships, and it is therefore not possible from the Embarkation Roll to ascertain on which ship an individual embarked.
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from
The 32nd Bn (Headquarters, Signallers, A, B, C, and D Companies) embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on two ships, HMAT A2 'Geelong', on 18 November 1915, and HMAT A13 'Katuna', on 24 November 1915. The Embarkation Roll does not distinguish between these ships, and it is therefore not possible from the Embarkation Roll to ascertain on which ship an individual embarked.
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 22 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialHooge Crater Cemetery (Plot IV, Row A, Grave No 2), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
120
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward and Caroline Susan DAVEY, Terowie, South Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4718 Pte Horace Dearlove Edward DAVEY, No 3 Australian General Hospital, returned to Australia, 24 January 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, DAVEY Allan Isaac

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