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Alfred Henry DAVIS

Regimental number2764
Place of birthPercy Court, Adelaide, South Australia
SchoolUnley and Norwood High Schools, South Australia
ReligionChurch of Christ
OccupationFarm labourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinUncle, Alfred A Francis, Newtown, Tasmania
Enlistment date18 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name57th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/74/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 2 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll57th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular"He enlisted in Hobart at the age of 17 years. Left Australia in October, 1916, was wounded in 1917." Details from Mother.
FateDied of wounds 29 September 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death18.8
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialHargicourt Communal Cemetery Extension (Row B, Grave No. 10), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Henry and Lily DAVIS, 16 Duke Street, Kensington, South Australia. Native of Adelaide, South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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