George Henry DAVIES

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DAVIES, George Henry

Service Number: 1094
Enlisted: 24 January 1916, Coffs Harbour, New South Wales
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 36th Infantry Battalion
Born: Much Wenlock, England, 1888
Home Town: Coffs Harbour, Coffs Harbour, New South Wales
Schooling: Tewkesbury Grammar School
Occupation: Missionary
Died: Killed in Action, Belgium, 12 July 1917
Cemetery: Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial
No known grave
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Menin Gate Memorial (Commonwealth Memorial to the Missing of the Ypres Salient)*
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World War 1 Service

24 Jan 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1094, Coffs Harbour, New South Wales
13 May 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1094, 36th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Beltana, Sydney
13 May 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1094, 36th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
12 Jul 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1094, 36th Infantry Battalion, Warneton

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Biography contributed by John Edwards

"...1094 Private George Henry Davies, 36th Battalion, of Coffs Harbour, NSW. A native of Shropshire, England, Pte Davies was a missionary prior to enlistment and embarked from Sydney with D Company on HMAT Beltana on 13th May 1916. On 12th July 1917 he was killed in action in Belgium and is commemorated on the Menin Gate Memorial." - SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)