Leopold Alfred DAVIES

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DAVIES, Leopold Alfred

Service Number: 3505
Enlisted: 2 September 1915, Blackboy Hill, Western Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 51st Infantry Battalion
Born: Ballarat, Victora, 7 August 1879
Home Town: Wickepin, Wickepin, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Clerk/Journalist/Music Teacher
Died: Died of Illnes (pneumonia - war service related), South Fremantle, Western Australia, 18 June 1919, aged 39 years
Cemetery: Fremantle Cemetery, W.A.
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Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

2 Sep 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Blackboy Hill, Western Australia
17 Jan 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 3505, 28th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
17 Jan 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 3505, 28th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Borda, Fremantle
3 Mar 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Staff Sergeant (CQMS), SN 3505, 51st Infantry Battalion
19 Sep 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3505, 51st Infantry Battalion
11 Mar 1918: Discharged AIF WW1

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Biography

"DEATHS

DAVIES.- On June 18, 1919 at Biddles No. 20 Auxiliary Military Hospital, South Fremantle, Staff-Sergeant Leopold Alfred Davies, dearly beloved husband of Olive Yearinga Victoria Davies, of Harvey-street, Cottesloe Beach, and formerly returned soldier of the 51st Battalion. Aged 38 years.

A MILITARY FUNERAL

DAVIES.- The Friends of the late Staff-Sergeant Leopold Alfred Davies, of the No. 8 Australian General Hospital, Fremantle, returned soldier, formerly of the 51st Battalion, and of Harvey-street, Cottesloe Beach, are respectfully invited to follow his remains to the place of interment, the Church of England Cemetery, Fremantle. The Funeral will leave Messrs. Arthur E. Davies anid Co.'s Private Mortuary, Market-street, Fremantle, THIS (Thursday) AFTERNOON at 3.30 o'clock, arriving at the Cemetery at 4.15 p.m." - from the West Australian 19 Jun 1919 (nla.gov.au)

"DAVIES.— On the 19th June, at Western Australia, from pneumonia, Q.M.-Sergt, Leopold Alfred Davies, second oldest son of Mrs. M. A. Davies, of Wonthaggi, and the late Henry Davies, of Ballarat, brother of H. B. Davies, Mortlake, and C. V. Davies, Wonthaggi, over three years' active service, A.I.F., aged 40 years. Deeply mourned by his wife and seven children. — Inserted by his loving brother and sister-in-law, Cyril and Elizabeth Davies." - from the Melbourne Age 23 Jun 1919 (nla.gov.au)

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