Alfred James Davies

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Alfred James Davies
Personal Information
Date of Birth 25 Apr 1888
Place of Birth Edgeware, England
Age at Enlistment 52 years, 9 month
Description 5'6½" (1.69m) tall ; 140lbs
63.503 kg
; dark complexion ; blue eyes ; dark brown hair
Occupation Orchardist
Religion Church of England
Address Karragullen, Western Australia
Next of Kin Wife , Mrs. Millicent Roseanna Davies
Military Information
Reg Number W67640
Date of Enlistment 22 Mar 1942
Rank Private
Unit/Formation 2nd (Fremantle) VDC Battalion
Post War Details
Fate Remained in Australia

Pre War

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.

War Service

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.

Post War

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


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Headstone Information
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.