Howard Erskine DAVIES


DAVIES, Howard Erskine

Service Number: 2634
Enlisted: 16 February 1916, Prahran, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 58th Infantry Battalion
Born: Toorak, Victoria, 1882
Home Town: Malvern East, Stonnington, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Died of wounds, France, 23 May 1917
Cemetery: Boulogne Eastern Cemetery
Plot 1V, Row B, Grave 38, Boulogne Eastern Cemetery, Boulogne, Nord Pas de Calais, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

16 Feb 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2634, Prahran, Victoria
2 Oct 1916: Involvement Private, SN 2634, 58th Infantry Battalion
2 Oct 1916: Embarked Private, SN 2634, 58th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Nestor, Melbourne
12 May 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 2634, 58th Infantry Battalion, Multiple shell wounds to the hands, left shoulder and fractured left leg(later amputated)

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of J.M. Davies K.C.M.G. and E.F. Davies; husband of Doris Kate Davies of 'Norialla', 1 Erica Street, East Malvern, Victoria. Father of Joan E. Davies

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal