John is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park.


Born: 7th June 1911, ‘Brooklyn’ Norwich Road, Ipswich.

Died: 21st June 1941; age: 30.


Rank: Major; Service Number: 52581.

Regiment: Royal Artillery, 8th Field Regiment.


Memorial Reference:

Column 31.

Alamein Memorial,




Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Mr. & Mrs. H.L. Davies; husband of Rosemary Davies (nee Montagu).


Father: Harry Llanover Davies, born January 1885, Honolulu, Kingdom of Hawaii.

Mother: Barbara Childeroy Davies (nee Gibson), born August 1885, Dieppe, France.


In 1939, Christchurch, Hampshire, John married Rosemary Fourtayne Montagu, born August 1913, Lynford Hall, Mundford, Norfolk.


Probate to Rosemary Fourtayne Davies – widow, Theophilus Clive Davies – paternal uncle, a sugar factor and Stephen Naunton Young – solicitor.

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