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Private 46215 John Edgar Davies

61st Battalion, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Formerly 14397 RWR
Killed in Action:
Second Battle of the Somme, France and Flanders, 27st March 1918, aged

  • Commemorated: Pozieres Memorial, Somme, France. Panel 90 to 93
  • Awarded: British War and Victory Medals.
  • Son of Mary Elizabeth Davies [census records suggest that Mary was unmarried]
  • Husband of Jane Elizabeth Davies [1911 Census]
  • Father to John Edgar and Margaret Evelyn Davies

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1911 Census and Family History Information

  • Born c1879 at Wordsley and Baptised 7 Sep 1879 at Kingswinford, Staffs
  • Lived at Belle Lane, Wordsley [1891]
  • Lived at 2 Vine Street, Wordsley, Staffs [1911]
  • Employed as a General Labourer [1911]
  • Enlisted at Nuneaton which is the only connection to the area found so far

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