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Volunteers of Essendon and Flemington, 1914-1918


The memorial stone for Corporal Jenkin Stanley Davies, at Caterpillar Cemetery,

Longueville.  Courtesy of Elizabeth Plummer, 2013.


 Davies J S   Pte    803    Jenkin Stanley         29 Inf Bn    21    Upholsterer    Single    Meth        

Address:    Moonee Ponds, Hudson St, 3    

Next of Kin:    Davies, J, Mrs, mother, Hudson St, Moonee Ponds    

Enlisted:    13 Jul 1915        

Embarked:     A11 Ascanius 10 Nov 1915    


Relatives on Active Service:

Davies W R Pte 806 brother

Davies E F 2nd Lieut brother (enlisted 1918, previously on Instructional Staff at Queenscliff)


Date of Death:  25/10/1916  Corporal

CWGC:  "Son of Jenkin and Janet Davies. Born at Victoria, Australia".



Stan Davies lies in this corner of the Caterpillar Cemetery, Longueville.  Courtesy of Elizabeth Plummer, 2013.


War Service Commemorated

Essendon Town Hall A-F

Anzac Honoured Dead 25 Oct 1916

Essendon Gazette Roll of Honour killed


In Memoriam


DAVIES-In loving memory of our dearly loved
youngest son, Jenkin Stanley (Stan), who laid his
loble (sic) young life on the altar of Australia's
honour, October 25, 1916, at Flers Wood;
beloved brother of S S Major E F Davies and
Private W. R. Davies (on active service abroad).
Our beloved boy.
We do not ask our cross to understand,
Our way to see:
Better in darkness just to feel Thy hand
And follow Thee.
-(Inserted by his sorrowing parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Jenkin Davies, Ulupna road, Ormond, late Moonee
The Argus 25 October 1917 


No further Argus notices to 1920.

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