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Full Name
Edgar Norman Davis
Rank Last Held
Rifleman
Forename(s)
Edgar Norman
Surname
Davis
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
23/402
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Rifleman
Next of Kin
Mrs M. Davis (mother), Otira, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Arthur's Pass, New Zealand
Military District
Canterbury
Body on Embarkation
1st Battalion, New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Embarkation Unit
B Company
Embarkation Date
9 October 1915
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Maunganui or Tahiti or Aparima or Navua or Warrimoo
Destination
Suez, Egypt
Nominal Roll Number
Vol1
Page on Nominal Roll
178
Last Unit Served
New Zealand Rifle Brigade, 1st Battalion
Place of Death
Egypt
Date of Death
28 December 1915
Age at Death
20
Year of Death
1915
Cause of Death
Died of wounds
Cemetery Name
Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt
Grave Reference
E. 144.
Biographical Notes
Edgar Davis was the son of Henry Bowen Davis and Mary Davis, of Christchurch, New Zealand.
Description of Image
Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1916
Archives NZ source
Sources Used
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume I. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1914-1919
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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