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William Davis

Rank: Private
Street: Noud's Yard
Town/Village: Longford
Civil Parish: Templemichael
Catholic Parish: Templemichael
Alternative Address:
Census 1901: Resident in Naud's Yard
Census 1911:
Regiment/Unit: Connaught Rangers, 4th Battalion, "C" Company
Regiment Number: 4685
Date of Death:
Cause: Survived the war
Information: William was born in Longford c. September 1875*, the son of William, a shoemaker, and Ellen. Pte Davis first enlisted with the Connaught Rangers Special Reserve in January 1913, and joined the Connaught Rangers proper in 1914. He entered the war in November of that year, qualifying for the 1914 Star, and served in France and Mesopotamia.
Parents Names: William and Ellen Davis
Notes: The 1901 Census suggests a birth year of c.1880, with the 1913 attestment giving a birth year of 1888.

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