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Charles Stewart DAVIES

Date of birth7 September 1880
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationOfficer
AddressCox and Co., 16 Charing Cross Road, London, England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinMother, Mrs W Davies, 'Westoria', Bagot Road, Subiaco, Western Australia
Enlistment date7 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentMajor
Unit name8th Infantry Brigade, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/8/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 10 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollBrigadier-General
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Infantry Brigade Headquarters
Promotions

Major


Unit: Staff 8th INF Bde
Promotion date: 7 October 1915

Lieutenant Colonel


Unit: Staff 8 INF Bde
Promotion date: 9 May 1917

Temporary COL


Unit: Staff 8 INF Bde
Promotion date: 28 November 1918

Temporary BGEN


Unit: Staff 8 INF B
Promotion date: 28 November 1918

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', sixth Supplement, No. 30434 (14 December 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57 (48 April 1918).
Recommendation date: 12 October 1916

DSO


Recommendation date: 6 September 1917

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', 6th Supplement, No. 30434 (18 December 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57 (18 April 1918).

Croix de Gurre (France)


Recommendation date: 27 September 1918

FateDischarged 28 May 1919
Medals

Croix de Guerre (France)


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61
Date: 23 May 1919

Date of death10 December 1946

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