Alfred James Davies
From Our Contribution
|Date of Birth||25 Apr 1888|
|Place of Birth||Edgeware, England|
|Age at Enlistment||52 years, 9 month|
5'6½" (1.69m) tall ; 140lbs|
63.503 kg; dark complexion ; blue eyes ; dark brown hair
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Karragullen, Western Australia|
|Next of Kin||Wife , Mrs. Millicent Roseanna Davies|
|Date of Enlistment||22 Mar 1942|
|Unit/Formation||2nd (Fremantle) VDC Battalion|
|Post War Details|
|Fate||Remained in Australia|
Along with his wife Millicent and son Alfred John, Alfred senior boarded the SS Barrabool in London on 6 Sep 1923 for Fremantle.
Electoral Roll entries: 1925 - 1943 at Illawarra Orchard, Karragullen, teamster.
On 22 Mar 1942 Alfred enlisted in the Volunteer Defence Corps in Armadale and was allocated tot he 2nd (Fremantle) VDC Battalion. On 1 May 1945, along with the rest of the unit, Alfred was placed in the Reserve.
Electoral Roll entries: 1954 at Alpine road, Kalamunda, orchardist; 1958 at 37 Evelyn street, Gosnells, retired. Their son Alfred John Davies (1913 - 1993) took over the orchard when Alfred Snr retired
|Date of Birth||1 January 1889|
|Additional Names||Millie Rosanna Davies|
|Transcription||Davies In Loving Memory of Alfred James 1889 - 1960. And his loving wife Millie Rosanna 1891 - 1974. Loved parents of Alfred.|