Topic: Fred DAVIES

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Last Employer: NZ Railways.

Uncle of Frederick Keith Davies, Builder of Levin (deceased) Great Uncle of Barbara Timms, residing in Levin.

Chronicle 31.10.1916, F DAVIS, Private F Davis (sic) brother to Mr J Davis of Ohau is reported missing on the front in France. He is believed to have been killed. Religion: C of E.

NOK: Mrs E Davies, 212 Upper Adelaide, Wellington & Mrs W Platt, 10 Farm Rd, Northland, Wellington. Also added 11 July 1919 Public Trustee Wellington.  Medals forwarded to mother.  Mrs Davies c/o Mr Isaac Clarke, 27 Wingfield St, off Molesworth St, Wellington.

Declared Age: 20 years.

Height: 5’9¼" 

Weight: 140lb.

Chest: 32”-34½”.

Complexion: Fair.

Eyes: Brown.

Hair: Brown.

Medals forwarded to mother c/o Isaac Clarke, 27 Wingfield St, off Molesworth St, Wellington.

Parents buried at Karori Cemetery, Wellington

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Fred DAVIES


Date of birth:23 February 1895
Date of death:15 September 1916
Place of birth:Paraparaumu, New Zealand
Educational achievements:Achieved 4th Standard
Awards:1914-15 Star, Bristish War Medal, Victory Medal
Occupation:Railways Cadet NZR
Last known residence:212 Adelaide Rd, Wellington.
Cause of death:Bullet wounds
Place of death:In the Field, Flers, France
Buried where:Bulls Road Cemetery, Flers. II.E.11
Spouses name:Unmarried
Fathers name:Richard Davies
Fathers date of birth:abt 1852
Fathers date of death:12 June 1901
Mothers name:Emily (née Wootton)
Mothers date of death:10 August 1940
Parents date of marriage:1877
Siblings:John (b 1878, m Hawkins 1901), Victoria May (m Bryan 1919, d 1949), Emily (b 4 March 1882 m Platt 1907, d 1974), , and
Parents place of marriage:NZ
Date of arrival overseas:20 November 1915
Theatres of war:Egyptian EF 1916, France & Belgium 1916
Surname:DAVIES
War memorial:Levin, Weraroa Peace Gates
Christian names:Fred
School:Paraparaumu 15 ctober 1900 - ?
Wars:WW1
Service number:23/1033
Religion:Church Of England
Date enlisted:28 May 1915
Final rank:Rifleman
Regiment or service:1st Bn 3rd NZ Rifle Brigade
Embarkation date:09 October 1915
User reference:2.254