Evan John David Davies

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Evan John David Davies
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Personal Information
Date of Birth 4 Jun 1916
Place of Birth Fremantle, Western Australia
Death 19 Apr 1998, aged 81
Place of Death Melville, Western Australia
Age at Enlistment 24 years, 2 months
Occupation Abattoirs worker
Religion Church of England
Address Westfield, Western Australia
Next of Kin Mother , Mrs Ethel Davies
Military Information
Reg Number W11878 & WX26572
Date of Enlistment 20 Aug 1940
Rank Private
Unit/Formation 44th Australian Infantry Battalion (West Australian Rifle Regiment)
Post War Details
Fate Remained in Australia
Medals War Medal 1939-45
Australian Service Medal 1939-45

Pre War

Electoral Roll entries: 1937 - 1943 at 36 Scott street, South Fremantle, labourer

War Service

On 20 Aug 1940 Evan enlisted in the CMF at Kalgoorlie and was posted to the 44th Australian Infantry Battalion (West Australian Rifle Regiment). On 16 Dec 1941 he was called up for full time duty. On 27 June 1942, still with the 44th Battalion, he enlisted in the 2nd AIF while at Dandaragan. During his service he had numerous periods of LWOP to work in abottoirs.

On 19 Jan 1944 he was transferred to Western Command Recruit Reception & General Details Depot for discharge processing with discharge taking place on 20 Jan 1944 - essential services.

Post War

On 30 Mar 1946 Evan married Olive May Glover at Church of Christ, Fremantle. Olive died on 29 Oct 2008, aged 94 in Hamilton Hill. Electoral Roll entries: 1949 - 1968 at 126 View terrace, East Fremantle, sausage packer;


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