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Arthur DAVIES

Regimental number52
Place of birthNewcastle, Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationPearler
AddressBroome, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinBrother, Samuel Davies, 430 Caeran Road, Caeran, Bridgend, Glamorgan, Wales
Enlistment date25 February 1915
Place of enlistmentBlackboy Hill, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia,
30 Officers and 982 Other Ranks embarked at Fremantle on HMAT A11 'Ascanius' on 29 June 1915; 12 others embarked at Fremantle on HMAT A36 'Thirty-Six' on 12 July 1916. From Embarkation Records it is not possible to distinguish the latter 12.
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 29 July 1916
Age at death from cemetery records33
Place of burialWarloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot VII, Row A, Grave No. 35), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
112
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Mary Ann DAVIES. Native of Capel Evan, Newcastle Emlyn, Wales

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