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William Alfred DAVIES

Regimental number3224
Date of birth26 November 1896
Place of birthWarren, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address50 Dover Road, Rose Bay, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Davies, 50 Dover Road, Rose Bay, New South Wales
Enlistment date6 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 3 January 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4763 Pte Thomas Edward DAVIES, Headquarters, Australian Infantry Base Depot, returned to Australia, 22 July 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Wounded in action, Somme sector, 30 April 1918; invalided to England.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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