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William DAVIES

Regimental number3915
Place of birthPyrmont, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationTally clerk
Address18 Cross Street, Pyrmont, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFriend, Teresa O'Toole, 18 Cross Street, Pyrmont, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date11 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT Mooltan on 11 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 1 July 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt

Taken on strength, 1st Bn, Tel-el-Kebir, 14 February 1916. Admitted to 2nd Australian Stationary Hospital, Tel-el-Kebir (venereal disease), 21 February 1916; discharged to duty, 16 March 1916.

Invalided to Australia on board HS 'Mashobra' (gonorrhoea), 1 July 1916.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsOn Attestation Form name of next of kin is given (first) as Charles Davies, then crossed out.

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