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James Bernhardt Davis

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    James Bernhardt AWMM
  • Surname
    Davis AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 3371 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1890 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
    Nelson, New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 30 November 1916 AWMM Glebe, New South Wales AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Bessie Davis, 57 Broadway, Glebe, New South Wales AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 30 November 1916 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 3371 AWMM
  • Military service
    Nil (previously rejected for enlistment on account of too small chest measurement) AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 4.5" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      112 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Embarked Sydney, 24 January 1917; disembarked devonport, England, 27 March 1917, and marched in to 12th Training Bn, Codford.
    Proceeded overseas to France, 19 June 1917; taken on strength, 48th Bn, in the field, 9 July 1917.
    Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Frankfurt', 1 July 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 20 August 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), 15 December 1919. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

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