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Full Name
George Everett Davies
Rank Last Held
Sapper
Forename(s)
George Everett
Surname
Davies
Also Known As
Davis
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
4/1645
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Sapper
Next of Kin
Mrs R.R. Davis (wife), Rosemore Street, Waihi, New Zealand
Marital Status
Married
Enlistment Address
Rosemore Street, Waihi, New Zealand
Military District
Auckland
Body on Embarkation
Tunnelling Company
Embarkation Unit
Headquarters, No. 3 Relief
Embarkation Date
18 December 1915
Place of Embarkation
Auckland, New Zealand
Transport
Ruapehu 18 December 1915
Vessel
Ruapehu
Destination
Plymouth, England
Nominal Roll Number
Vol1
Page on Nominal Roll
178
Last Unit Served
New Zealand Engineers
Place of Death
France
Date of Death
5 August 1917
Age at Death
29
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. 12.
Biographical Notes
George Davies was the son of Everett Davies, of Caversham, Dunedin; husband of Ruby Pearl Davies, of 10 Manning Street, Newton, Auckland, New Zealand. (served as Davis).
Description of Image
  • Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1917
  • Gravestone, Faubourg D'Amiens Cemetery, Arras (photo G Fortune)
Additional Information
Served as Davis and is listed in Nominal Rolls and Roll of Honour as Davis, but his name was Davies. Listed by National Archives as DAVIS, George Everett - [a.k.a. DAVIES, George Everett]
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 I. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1914-1919
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org

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