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Edgar Norman Davis

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Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1916 - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1916 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Edgar Norman AWMM
  • Surname
    Davis AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 23/402 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    29 April 1897 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra ChristchurchCanterbury Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Arthur's Pass, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs M. Davis (mother), Otira, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 9 October 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 23/402 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM AWMM
  • 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
    • Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 6.75" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      121 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Edgar Davis was the son of Henry Bowen Davis and Mary Davis, of Christchurch, New Zealand.

    War service: Egypt
    Disembarked Suez, Egypt, 18 November 1915.
    Embarked from Alexandria for Mersa Matruh, 19 December 1915 (Senussi Campaign).
    Wounded in action, 25 December 1915 (gun shot wound, abdomen), and admitted to Notts & Derby Mounted Brigade Field Ambulance; died of wounds, 28 December 1915.

    Parents: Herbert Bowen Davis and Mary Davis, Christchurch AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    28 December 1915 AWMM
    Age 20 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt AWMM E. 144. AWMM
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Memorials

Memorial

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