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Davies J P   Pte  179

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Volunteers of Essendon and Flemington, 1914-1918


Davies J P    Pte  179    James P               24 Inf Bn    21    Tinsmith    Single    C of E        

Address:    Sandringham, Arthur St, Gladys Villa    

Next of Kin:    Davies, Hugh, Gladys Villa, Arthur St, Sandringham    

Enlisted:    18 Mar 1915        

Embarked:     A14 Euripides 10 May 1915  

The 1914 Electoral Roll shows that Hugh Davies, tinsmith, living at 55 The Parade, Ascot Vale.  In 1919 he had moved to the corner of Sargood St and Retreat Rd, Hampton in the subdivision of Sandringham,   In the same year James Percy Davies was listed at 53 The Parade, Ascot Vale, tinsmith.


Ascot Vale State School "Noble Deeds"


"Davies, James P, Private.  Born 28th June 1894. Enlisted 18th March 1915.  He served with the infantry in Gallipoli and France until his return in 1919.  At Pozieres in 1916 he was wounded by a high explosive shell.  In private life Private Davies was a sheet metal worker".


War Service Commemorated                            

Essendon Town Hall A-F (J)

Ascot Vale Methodist Church        

Ascot Vale State School        

Ascot Vale SS Noble Deeds                                                                                                                               Essendon Gazette Roll of Honour With the Colours James Pte

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