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John August Frederick DAVIS

Regimental number539
Place of birthTerowie, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationIronworker
Address270 Unley Road, Unley, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs Francis Davis, 170 Unley Road, Unley, South Australia
Enlistment date24 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 December 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 538 Pte Joseph Alexander DAVIS, 27th Bn, returned to Australia, 28 March 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death13 October 1951
Age at death63
Place of burialAIF Cemetery (Row 20, Grave No. 42), West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia

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