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Perry Thomas DAVIS

Regimental number760
Place of birthFinnis Terrace, Mount Barker, South Australia
SchoolMount Barker Public School, Mount Barker, South Australia
Age on arrival in Australia23
ReligionBaptist
OccupationLabourer
AddressHindmarsh Island, Goolwa, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Daniel Davis, Murray Bridge, South Australia
Enlistment date7 January 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Light Horse Regiment, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/16/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 23 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Light Horse Regiment
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular'He was a good scholar and musician, fluent in French and Latin. A member of the Baptist Church. Spoken highly of by his mates, and his officers in the AIF.' (Details from mother)
FateDied of wounds 27 November 1917
Place of death or woundingTermos Hill, Palestine
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialKantara War Memorial Cemetery (Row E, Grave No. 80), Egypt.
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
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Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Daniel and Maud Loveday Edith Adela DAVIS, Hindmarsh Island, South Australia. Native of mount Barker, South Australia
Family/military connectionsCousin: 2720 Pte Reuben POPE, 50th Bn, killed in action, 5 April 1918.
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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