Joseph Henry DAVIS

DAVIS, Joseph Henry

Service Number: 2135
Enlisted: 7 July 1915, Liverpool, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 17th Infantry Battalion
Born: Orange, NSW, 1893
Home Town: Orange, Orange Municipality, New South Wales
Schooling: East Orange Public School
Occupation: Farm Labourer
Died: Suddenly, Sydney, NSW, 5 November 1948
Cemetery: Granville Anglican Columbarium Memorials, New South Wales, Australia
West Wall South
Memorials: East Orange Public School Roll of Honor, New South Wales Garden of Remembrance (Rookwood Necropolis), Orange Holy Trinity Anglican Church Honour Board, Orange WW1 Honour Board
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World War 1 Service

7 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 2135, 17th Infantry Battalion, Liverpool, NSW
30 Sep 1915: Involvement Private, 2135, 17th Infantry Battalion
30 Sep 1915: Embarked Private, 2135, 17th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Argyllshire, Sydney

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of Joseph Henry and Annie Davis, Spring Street, East Orange, New South Wales

The death occurred suddenly in Sydney on Friday, 5th inst., of Mr. Joseph Henry Davis, at the age of 55 years. He was the eldest son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Davis, of Orange. Mr. Davis was a member of the 17th Battalion during the 1914-18 war, and was employed for the last 26 years in the  Post-master-General's Department. He is survived by his widow and one daughter. One of deceased sisters is Mrs. Keogh, of Wellington. Five brothers and an other sister also survive. The remains were cremated at Rookwood last Monday.