Ernest Sydney Tom DAVIES

Regimental number838
Place of birthEdmondton England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
Addressc/o Mrs Jones, Corio, Johnstone Street, Guildford
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Fanny Davies, c/o Mrs Jones, Glendover Street, North Perth, Western Australia
Enlistment date29 January 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from
Two ships sailed from Fremantle carrying men from the 28th Battalion Headquarters, and Companies A, B, C and D. From embarkation records it is not possible to distinguish exactly which ship each man sailed on. They are: 30 officers and 982 others embarked at Fremantle, Western Australia, on HMAT A11, 'Ascanius', on 29 June 1915 and 12 others embarked at Fremantle, Western Australia, on HMAT A36, 'Thirty-Six, on 12 July 1916.
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 29 June 1915
Two ships sailed from Fremantle carrying men from the 28th Battalion Headquarters, and Companies A, B, C and D. From embarkation records it is not possible to distinguish exactly which ship each man sailed on. They are: 30 officers and 982 others embarked at Fremantle, Western Australia, on HMAT A11, 'Ascanius', on 29 June 1915 and 12 others embarked at Fremantle, Western Australia, on HMAT A36, 'Thirty-Six, on 12 July 1916.
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 25 January 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Stated to be Ernest Sideny Davies on NR
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Western Australia Garden of Remembrance
Date of death16 January 1983