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William DAVIS

Regimental number3752
Place of birthThirlmere, New South Wales
SchoolThirlmere Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressThirlmere, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, J Davis, Thirlmere, New South Wales
Enlistment date20 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 30 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Pioneer Battalion
FateDied of wounds 21 August 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Spelt William Davis on NR
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialPuchevillers British Cemetery (Plot II, Row F, Grave No. 51), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Thirlmere Cemetery, New South Wales. Parents: John Alfred (d. 29 September 1931, aged 86; bu. Thirlmere Cemetery) and Mary (d. 31 December 1905, aged 54; bu. Thirlmere Cemetery) DAVIS, Thirlmere, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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