Francis James Davey 25 November 1886 - 21 July 1948 Key details Contribute › Service number8/1448 AWMM1/22/20 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at dischargeWW1 AWMMCorporal AWMMOtago Infantry Regiment AWMMWW2 AWMMPrivate AWMMHome Service Section AWMM WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMMWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Play your part Contribute what you know about their war service and life. Lay a poppy Leave a note PDF Print Share Portrait, Auckland Weekly News - No known copyright restrict … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesFrancis James AWMM SurnameDavey AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number8/1448 AWMM1/22/20 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe ReligionChurch of EnglandChristian AWMM Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth25 November 1886 AWMM Place of birthTemukaSouth CanterburyCanterburyNew Zealand AWMM Birth notesTemukaSouth CanterburyNew Zealand AWMM Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistmentWW1 AWMMFarmer AWMMWW1 AWMMFarmer AWMM Post war occupationFarmer AWMMFarmer AWMM Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistmentPre 15 December 1914 AWMMKiri RoadTe KiriNew Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMiss J. Davey (daughter)care of G. DaveyMain North RoadTemukaSouth CanterburyNew Zealand AWMMMrs A.F. Davey (wife) AWMM Relationship statusPre 14 February 1915 AWMMWidowed AWMMUnknown AWMMMarried AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMMWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Campaigns1915-1916 AWMMGallipoli AWMMGallipoliTurkey AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number8/1448 AWMM1/22/20 AWMM Military units Military service Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards1914-1915 Star AWMMBritish War Medal (1914-1920) AWMMVictory Medal AWMM Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military trainingTrentham Military Camp AWMM EnlistmentWW1 AWMM15 December 1914 AWMMWellingtonNew Zealand AWMMWW1 AWMM18 July 1940 AWMM Age on enlistmentWW1 AWMM28 AWMMWW1 AWMM54 AWMM Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW1 AWMM14 February 1915 AWMMWellingtonNew Zealand AWMM14 Feb 1915-26 March 1915 AWMMHMNZT 17 HMNZT 18 HMNZT 19 AWMMWellingtonNew ZealandSuezEgypt AWMMDeparted - 14 February 1915 - 26 March 1915Arrived - 26 March 1915 AWMM Embarkation bodyWW1 AWMM14 February 1915 AWMM3rd Reinforcements AWMMOtago Infantry Battalion AWMMMaunganui or Tahiti or Aparima AWMMPrivate AWMMPrivate AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesDied of DiseaseCause of Death AWMMCancer AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankWW1 AWMM5 March 1916 AWMMCorporal AWMMOtago Infantry Regiment AWMMWW2 AWMM9 January 1941 AWMMPrivate AWMMHome Service Section AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › After being wounded, he left Cape Helles on the Hospital Ship 'Braemar Castle' for Malta where he was admitted to St George's Hospital.. He went on the City of Benares to England on 4 July 1915 and came home to New Zealand on 16 February 1916 in SS Rotorua.He drew a farm in the Servicemen's Ballot in July 1916 at Otunui Landing, 16 miles south of Taumarunui on the banks of the Wanganui River.Private Davey was involved in guard duties at Arapuni Dam, Mechanics Bay, Auckland and Waiouru Military Camp during WW2 while it was under construction. AWMM Read more Death About death Contribute › Age at death62 AWMM Date of death21 July 1948 AWMM Cause of deathDied of Disease AWMM Place of deathTaumarunuiTaupoWaikatoNew Zealand AWMM Death notesTaumarunui HospitalKing CountryNew Zealand AWMM Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery nameManunui CemeteryManunuiNew Zealand AWMM Grave referenceRSA Section AWMM Memorial Contribute › Memorial name Memorial reference ObituaryDeath notice: New Zealand Herald, 22 July 1948 AWMM Roll of Honour Remember Francis James Davey by laying a poppy. Egbert Reginald Davey Ernest Samuel Davey Francis James Davey Frank William Davey Frederick Davey Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Francis James Davey Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External links DocumentsThe New Zealand Herald AWMMNew Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMMVol1: 174 AWMMThe New Zealand Herald AWMMDeath notice: New Zealand Herald, 22 July 1948 AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.