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Brian Charles Davis

Born:
1899
Died:
14 Elul 5678 (22 August 1918)

Basic Information

Unique reference:
DAV6334
Gender:
Male

Birth

Date of birth:
1899
Place of birth:
London, England

Death

Date of death:
14 Elul 5678 (22 August 1918)
Died in combat?:
Yes
Place of death:
Albert, France
Cause of death:
Wounds sustained in the war
Burial place:
CWG Cemetery, V. A. 25. Daours Communal Cemetery Extension, France

Places

Addresses

Parents' home:
12 Upper Hamilton Terrace, London (1911)

Schools

Name:
Harrow School
Name:
Caius College,

Synagogues

Name:
Central Synagogue
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Memorial

Brian Charles Davis is listed on the memorial board at the Central Synagogue, London, as well as on the memorial board at Willesden Cemetery

From Harrow School Memorial website

2nd Lieutenant Davis was gazetted to the 7th London Regiment from the XXIst O.C.B., in January 1918. He went to France in the following April, where, after a short period with the 8th London Regiment, he was transferred to the 1/22 London Regiment. He died about midday on August 22nd 1918, of wounds received in action on the morning of that day, when leading his Platoon in an attack over the Happy Valley, near Albert.

Family

Siblings

Frederick M Davis (male)

Parents

Father: Felix Davis (male)
Mother: Viola Marequita Carlotta Marie (female)

Homefront

What was the impact of this:
Brian Charles was the second child of parents who were 35 and 33 when he was born.

Military Record

Military service:
Army,
Date discharged/death:
22 August 1918
Rank at discharge/death:
2nd Lieutenant
Sustained injuries:
Yes. Died of wounds
Assignments
Regiment:
London Regiment
Battalion/unit:
7th and 2/12th London
Posting:
Posted to France 20th April 1918
Campaigns:
Battle of Albert 22nd August 1918

Roll of Honour

B. C. DAVIS, 22 August 1918

Commonwealth Graves Commission

Rank:
Second Lieutenant
Date of Death:
22/08/1918
Age:
19
Regiment / service:
attd. 1st/22nd Bn., London Regiment
Cemetery:
Daours Communal Cemetery Extension
Grave reference:
V. A. 25.
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