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Arthur Edwin DAVIS

Regimental number254
Place of birthBrighton, Sussex, England
SchoolMunicipal Secondary School, York Place, Brighton, England
Age on arrival in Australia16.9
ReligionCongregational
OccupationHandyman
Address17 Green's Road, Paddington, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs L Davis, 1 Baker Street, Brighton, England
Enlistment date27 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 14, Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/19/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 2 May 1916
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Battalion
FateKilled in Action 25 April 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, France
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialCrucifix Corner Cemetery (Plot V, Row E, Grave No. 5), Villers-Bretonneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
176
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edwin and Lottie Maria DAVIS, 1/2 Baker Street, Brighton, England

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