Edward H. F. Davis

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Edward Henry Frederick Davis served in the RAAF in World War One.

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History

Davis was born in Ballarat in 1896, the son of Alfred Ernest Davis and Rachael Matilda Henderson.[1]. His father was a caretaker and the family lived in the North Lodge at the Ballarat Botanical Gardens.[2]

Davis enlisted in the Flying Corps on 3 April 1918.[3]

His younger brother, Francis Gordon Davis (1899-1919), was killed on active service in 1919.[4]

His older brother, Herbert A. Davis, worked for the Ballarat Tramways.[5]

Davis died in Ballarat in 1958, at the age of 62.[6]

Legacy

Honoured on the Ballarat Avenue of Honour for his World War One service.

See also

Notes

References

  1. Federation Index Victoria 1888-1901, Index to Births, Deaths, and Marriages in Victoria, 1896 Births, Ref. No.16907, Macbeth Genealogical Services, 1997
  2. http://naa12.naa.gov.au/scripts/Imagine.asp?B=1858392, accessed 24 January 2014.
  3. National Archives of Australia, World War I records, NAA: B2455, DAVIS E H F, SERN 3309, http://recordsearch.naa.gov.au/SearchNRetrieve/Interface/SearchScreens/BasicSearch.aspx accessed 26 January 2014
  4. National Archives of Australia, World War I records, NAA: B2455, DAVIS F G, SERN 3310, http://naa12.naa.gov.au/scripts/Imagine.asp?B=1858392 accessed 26 January 2014
  5. Tramway Staff, Ballarat Tramways, Electric Supply Co. Staff Register, pg. XX, Ballarat Tramway Museum Archives, No. 6100
  6. Death Index Victoria 1888-1901, Index to Deaths in Victoria, 1958 Deaths, Ref. No. 26217, Macbeth Genealogical Services, 1998

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--Beth Kicinski 12:19, 14 August 2013 (EST)

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