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Harry Edmund DAVIS

Regimental number1875
Place of birthBathurst, New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationPiano repairer
AddressAston Beach, Woodland, North Harbor, Manly, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21.10
Height5' 7.75"
Weight152 lbs
Next of kinFather, Arthur Frederick Davis, Aston Beach, Woodland, North Harbor, Manly, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Citizen Military Forces; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.
Enlistment date23 August 1915
Place of enlistmentHolsworthy, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Light Horse Regiment, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/11/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 18 February 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date1 July 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Lancashire', 19 February 1919; arrived Melbourne, 24 March 1919, for onward travel to Sydney; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 1 July 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSecond given name entered on Embarkation Roll as Edmond.
Date of death27 July 1972
SourcesNAA: B2455, DAVIS Harry Edmund

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