STANLEY EDWARD DAVIES

Photographs courtesy of Vivien.

 

Born: 27th March 1896, Liverpool, Lancashire.

Baptised: 25th November 1896, at St. Peter’s Church, Liverpool. Parents: Amelia & George Davies – a Policeman. Address: Duke Street, Liverpool.

Died: 27th February 1917; age: 21; Died of Meningitis at Ipswich Isolation Hospital.

Residence: Mill Street, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, Wales.

Employed: with Councillor W. Horsington.

Enlistment Location: Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, Wales.

 

18 months service in Egypt. Invalided home Christmas 1916.

 

Rank: Private: Service Number: 3719.

Regiment: Devonshire Regiment, 1st/7th (Cyclist) Battalion.

2/7th (Cyclist) Battalion
Formed at Totnes in October 1914. Remained in UK throughout the war, moving to Sevenoaks in 1916, Margate in 1917 and Southminster in 1918. By November 1918 was at Maldon.
Under orders of 73rd Division from October 1917 to January 1918.

 

Funeral Friday, 2nd March 1917.

Grave Reference:

C.21.55.

Ipswich Old Cemetery,

Ipswich.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of George & Amelia Davies, of 59, Mill Street, Abergavenny, Wales.

 

CENSUS

 

1901   131, Grey Rock Street, Liverpool, Lancashire.

 

Stanley was 5 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

George James Davies, 47, a Police Constable, born Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, Wales.

Amelia Davis (nee Pullen), 43, born Castlecombe, Wiltshire.

William Henry Davies, 18, a Plumber’s Apprentice, born Liverpool.

George James Davies, 16, a Shop Porter, born Liverpool.

Florence Amelia Davies, 12, born Liverpool.

Edward Stevenson Davies, 5, born Liverpool.

Margaret Mary Davies, 1 month, born Liverpool.

 

1911   53, Mill Street, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, Wales.

 

Stanley was 15 years old, a Baker’s Apprentice. He was living with his widowed mother and siblings.

Amelia, 54.

George, a Smiths Striker – Coach Builder.

Margaret, 10.

 

Soldiers’ Effects to Amelia Davies – mother.

Stanley’s brother George James Davies also lost his life – KiA on the 14th April 1918. George was 34 years old, a Sergeant, service number 53774, of the 9th Battalion of the Welsh Regiment. George is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

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