John Alexander Davis Unknown date of birth - Died 27 November 1941 PDF Print Share Key details Contribute › Service number8317 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Last rankPrivate AWMM20 Infantry Battalion AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Lay a poppy Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesJohn Alexander AWMM SurnameDavis AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number8317 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Occupation before enlistmentWW2 Contract labourer AWMM Post war occupation Address before enlistmentUnknown Fortrose, Southland, New Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMr A.E. Davis (father), Waipounamu, via Gore, Southland, New Zealand AWMM Relationship statusUnknown Single AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM CampaignsWestern Desert AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number8317 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 Unknown AWMMInvercargill, Southland, South Island, New Zealand AWMM Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 Private AWMM; 20 (Canterbury & Otago) Infantry Battalion AWMM; Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force, 2nd Echelon AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notes Last known rank Contribute › Last rankPrivate AWMM20 Infantry Battalion AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › John Davis was the son of Albert Edward Davis and of Annie Maud Davis (nee Morris), of Gore, Southland, New Zealand. AWMM Death About death Contribute › Age at death32 AWMM Date of death27 November 1941 AWMM Cause of death Place of deathWestern Desert, North Africa, Africa AWMM Death notesWestern Desert AWMM Cemetery nameKnightsbridge War Cemetery, Acroma, Libya AWMM Grave reference14. H. 9. AWMM Memorial name Memorial reference Obituary Roll of Honour Remember John Alexander Davis by laying a poppy. John Davis John Davis John Alexander Davis John Andrew Davis John Burnet Davis Lay a poppy for 2016 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of John Alexander Davis Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksCommonwealth War Graves Commission.http://www.cwgc.orgSources Used DocumentsSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 2 (Embarkations to 30th June, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMMWW2 2: WW2 47 AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.