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George Alfred Davis

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    George Alfred AWMM
  • Surname
    Davis AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 5357 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1890 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra ChristchurchCanterbury Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
    Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 25 August 1915 AWMM c/o R J Cook, Cole Street, Williamstown, Victoria AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs R Davis, Britannia, 2 Ferguson Street, Williamstown, Victoria AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 25 August 1915 AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 5357 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Embarked from Melbourne, 3 July 1916; disembarked Plymouth, 2 September 1916.
    Proceeded overseas to France, 29 September 1916; taken on strength, 60th Bn, 14 October 1916.
    Wounded in action (shell shock), 1 November 1916; transferred to England, 27 November 1916, and admitted to Stroud Voluntary Aid Detachment Hospital, 27 November 1916. Granted furlough, 17 January 1917. Admitted sick to Brigade Hospital (appendicitis), Perham Downs, 17 February 1917. Found guilty, 14 February 1917, of being absent without leave from 3.30 pm, 1 February to 4 pm, 13 February 1917: awarded 13 days' Field Punishment No. 2 and forfeiture of 26 days' pay. Transferred to Red Cross Hospital, Devizes, 16 March 1917.
    Commenced return to Australia on board 'Persic', 21 December 1917; disembarked in Melbourne, 12 February 1918; discharged, 14 March 1918.
    Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal AWMM
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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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  • Thanks pop for fighting for our freedom. We all finally realise the freedom you faught for as we have temporarily lost it in 2020. Love you pop xx
    Public - Angela - Direct descendant - 24 April 2020
  • Thanks pop for your service in the war and fighting for our freedom. I wish I got to meet you in person but I feel that I know you anyway.
    Public - Angela - Other relative - 19 January 2019
  • Thank you pop for serving our country. Whilst I never met you. Your son Peter my dad has spoken of you over the years. We will remember you xx
    Public - Linda - Other relative - 25 April 2018

Sources

Sources

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  • Documents
    AIF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM

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DateNameLocationRelationshipContact
24 April 2020AngelaStroud Australia Direct descendant
25 April 2018Linda Central Coast , AustraliaOther relative
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