Francis Gordon DAVIS

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DAVIS, Francis Gordon

Service Number: 3310
Enlisted: 9 April 1918
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: Australian Flying Corps (AFC)
Born: Ballarat, Victoria., 9 August 1899
Home Town: Ballarat, Central Highlands, Victoria
Schooling: Wendruree State School, Ballarat, Victoria
Occupation: Trainee Motor Mechanic
Died: Accidental-Motor car (Injuries), United Kingdom, 25 January 1919, aged 19 years
Cemetery: Leighterton Church Cemetery
INSCRIPTION GOD'S WILL BE DONE SADLY MISSED
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Ballarat Junior Technical School
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World War 1 Service

9 Apr 1918: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3310, Australian Flying Corps (AFC)
8 May 1918: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 3310, Australian Flying Corps (AFC), --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '1' embarkation_place: Sydney embarkation_ship: RMS Osterley embarkation_ship_number: '' public_note: ''
25 Jan 1919: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3310, Australian Flying Corps (AFC)

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

He enlisted in the Australian Imperial Force on 12 April 1918 and embarked at Sydney for overseas on 8 May 1918 per RMS "Osterley". He died as a result of a motor accident, aged 19 years.

Son of Alfred Ernest and Matilda Rachel Davis, of Wendource Parade, Ballarat, Victoria.