Arthur James DAVEY

Regimental number2360
Date of birth1894
Place of birthSydney
ReligionChurch of England
AddressFords Bridge via Bourke, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMrs C Doohan, Fords Bridge via Bourke, New South Wales
Enlistment date14 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 20 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Divisional Signal Company
FateReturned to Australia 1 May 1919
Discharge date3 August 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 6245 Corporal Ernest William DAVEY, 2nd Bn, returned to Australia, 2 January 1919.
Other details

Son of Ernest W and Catherine Davey

War Service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Joined unit at Mudros, 23 October 1915. Evacuated from Gallipoli, and disembarked at Alexandria, 3 January 1916.

Proceeded from Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 1 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, 8 June 1916.

Wounded in action, 13 August 1916. Evacuated to England, 9 September 1916.

Commenced return to Australia on board 'China' from Devonport, 1 May 1919; disembarked in Sydney, 11 June 1919; discharged, 3 August 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Place of burialBourke Cemetery, New South Wales