Alexander DAVIE

DAVIE, Alexander

Service Number: 23
Enlisted: 3 February 1915, Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 21st Infantry Battalion
Born: Ballarat East, Victoria, Australia, 1883
Home Town: Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Died of wounds (received at Gallipoli), Malta, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 17 October 1915
Cemetery: Pieta Military Cemetery
Plot XV, Row A, Grave 5 INSCRIPTION GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN NOR EVER WILL BE BY HIS LOVING MOTHER , Pieta Military Cemetery, Tal-Pieta, Malta (island), Malta, Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

3 Feb 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 23, Melbourne, Victoria
10 May 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 23, 21st Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '13' embarkation_place: Melbourne embarkation_ship: HMAT Ulysses embarkation_ship_number: A38 public_note: ''
10 May 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 23, 21st Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ulysses, Melbourne
29 Aug 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 23, 21st Infantry Battalion, ANZAC / Gallipoli
9 Oct 1915: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, 23, 21st Infantry Battalion, ANZAC / Gallipoli, GSW (fractured femur)

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

His brother, Private James McKinley Davie, Service Number 95, who died 16th May 1915 whilst serving with the 7th Bn. Australian Infantry, A.I.F. is interred nearby.


Wounded in action, 9 October 1915; admitted to 1st Australian Casualty Clearing Station, 9 October 1915 (gun shot wound, compound fractured femur); transferred to Hospital Ship, 9 October 1915; admitted to Tigne Military Hospital, Malta, 13 October 1915

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

Son of Robert McKinley Davie and Jane Sophia Davie, of 146, McPherson St., Carlton North, Victoria, Australia.

95 James McKinley Davie, 7th Bn, died of wounds, 16 May 1915.