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Full Name
Ernest Davies
Rank Last Held
Sapper
Forename(s)
Ernest
Surname
Davies
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
37474
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Sapper
Occupation before Enlistment
Labourer
Next of Kin
Mrs Esther Davies (mother), Driving Creek, Coromandel, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation
New Zealand Engineers Tunnelling Company
Embarkation Unit
3rd Reinforcements
Embarkation Date
15 November 1916
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
HMNZT 69
Vessel
Tahiti
Destination
Devonport, England
Nominal Roll Number
45
Page on Nominal Roll
35
Last Unit Served
New Zealand Engineers
Place of Death
Ypres, Belgium
Date of Death
2 August 1917
Year of Death
1917
Cause of Death
Killed in action
Cemetery Name
Faubourg D'Amiens Cemetery, Arras, Pas-de-Calais, France
Grave Reference
V. J. 11.
Description of Image
  • Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1917
  • Gravestone, Faubourg D'Amiens Cemetery, Arras (photo G Fortune)
Archives NZ source
Military personnel file
Further References
360 photographic view, Faubourg D'Amiens Cemetery, Arras. URL: http://www.todayisfree.com/360-314-Faubourg-d-Amiens-Cemetery
Sources Used
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1917
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org

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