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Full Name
Percy Davis
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
Percy
Surname
Davis
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
812606
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Labourer
Next of Kin
Mr T. Davis (brother), Para Para R.D., Kaitaia, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Kaitaia, New Zealand
Military District
Marton
Body on Embarkation
Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF)
Embarkation Unit
28 (Maori) Battalion
Nominal Roll Number
WW2 14
Page on Nominal Roll
WW2 25
Campaigns
Italy
Last Unit Served
28 (Maori) Battalion
Place of Death
Italy
Date of Death
15 December 1944
Age at Death
24
Year of Death
1944
Cause of Death
Died of wounds
Cemetery Name
Faenza War Cemetery, Italy
Grave Reference
III. F. 5
Memorial Name
  • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories
  • Mangonui (Cenotaph) War Memorial, Mangonui, Northland, New Zealand
  • Mangonui War Memorial Hall, Mangonui, Northland, New Zealand
Biographical Notes
Son of Rutene Davis and Kararaina Davis, of Kaitaia.
Description of Image
  • Portrait, Weekly News
  • Mangonui (Cenotaph) War Memorial, Roll of Honour (photo J. Halpin 2011)
  • Mangonui (Cenotaph) War Memorial, Dedication Plaque (photo J. Halpin 2011)
  • Mangonui (Cenotaph) War Memorial, full view (photo J. Halpin 2011)
  • Mangonui War Memorial Hall, Roll of Honour (photo J. Halpin 2011)
  • Mangonui War Memorial Hall, Interior Plaque (photo J. Halpin 2011)
  • Mangonui War Memorial Hall, Heritage Information Board (photo J. Halpin 2011)
  • Mangonui War Memorial Hall, External View (photo J. Halpin 2011)
Further References
Sources Used
  • Auckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 93/139.
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 14 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1944 to 31st December, 1944)
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org

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