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Horace Dearlove Edward DAVEY

Regimental number4718
Place of birthTerowie, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationDoctor's assistant
Addressc/o Mrs C S Davey, Terowie, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22.8
Height5' 6.75"
Weight152 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Caroline Susan Davey, Terowie, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date6 May 1915
Place of enlistmentKeswick, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameAustralian General Hospital 3, Reinforcement 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/67/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 15 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
FateReturned to Australia 24 January 1918
Discharge date12 September 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: [9] 2nd Lt Allan Isaac DAVEY, 32nd Bn, killed in action, 22 October 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia, 12 November 1916.

Embarked Adelaide, 24 January 1917; disembarked Devonport, England, 27 March 1917.

Proceeded overseas to France, 6 April 1917.

Wounded in action, 2 April 1917.

Commenced return to Australia from England on board HS 'Dunluce Castle', 24 January 1918; discharged (medically unfit: amputated right leg), Adelaide, 12 September 1918.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, DAVEY Horace Dearlove Edward

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