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William Walter DAVIS

Regimental number76
Place of birthBrighton, Tasmania
SchoolState School
ReligionChurch of England
AddressRichmond, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinFather, Joseph Davis, Richmond, Tasmania
Previous military serviceServed in the Boae War, South Africa
Enlistment date29 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board Transport A2 Geelong on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 8 May 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death8 May 1915
Age at death44
Age at death from cemetery records44
Place of burialChatby War Memorial Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 18), Egypt.
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph William and Mary Jane DAVIS. Born at Brighton, Tasmania
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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