George Francis Davis MC, C de G (Belgium) RGA

1887 Apr/Jun . Born Salford, Lancs

1891 census at 96 Peter St, Salford

1901 census an inmate at a Reformatory in Salford

1911 census at 5 St Johns Terrace, Durham with his aunt. He is an Engine Blacksmith

1915 Dec 9. Landed in France

1918 Feb 1 Commissioned

1918 Sep 13 MC gazetted. "2nd Lt. George Francis Davis, R.G.A. For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty as forward observation officer. This officer worked his way through an intense barrage of gas and high explosives, and remained throughout .the day at his post keeping the brigade in touch with the situation during the enemy's advance. He showed great resource in repairing the telephone lines, and in getting back information

1919 Jul 18. R.G.A.(Kent) — 2nd Lt. G. F. Davis, M.C., retires, receiving a gratuity.

1920 Dec 29. Joined ADRIC with service no. 1369 . Posted to M Coy

1922 Jan 20. Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1923 Jan 24. Reserve of Officers. RGA. The undermentioned 2nd Lts. to be Lts. 24th Jan. 1923, with seniority as stated against their names: — G. F. Davis, M.C. 1st Feb. 1920

 

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