CEF Soldier Detail

Corporal John Lench Davis
Died: September 13, 1948

Regimental Number:
18036
Survived War:
Yes
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Army Medical Corps
Battalion:
Edmonton Military Hospital
Company:
Place of Birth:
Stourport, Worcestershire
Country:
England
Next of Kin:
Miss A Lewis, sister. Bristol, England
Address at Enlistment:
Date of Birth:
July 5, 1886
Trade or Calling:
Fireman
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
Yes
Place of Enlistment:
Valcartier, Quebec
Date of Enlistment:
September 19, 1914
Age at enlistment:
28
Height:
5 Feet 6 Inches
Chest:
36 1/2 Inches
Expansion:
2 Inches
Religion:
Church of England
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Survived
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
September 13, 1948
Age at Death:
62
Buried at:
Plot:
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
Yes
Interned:
Giessen, Germany
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
Research Notes
9th Battalion Nominal Roll
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Corporal Canadian Army Medical Corps Edmonton Military Hospital
Private Canadian Infantry 3rd Battalion
Private Canadian Infantry 9th Battalion A Company
Private Canadian Army Medical Corps Edmonton Military Hospital
Private Canadian Infantry 1st Depot Battalion, 1st Central Ontario Regiment

Husband of Annie Florence Davis (nee Edwards) married 1918

Reported missing and Prisoner of War April 24, 1915, escaped PoW March 1, 1918

Discharged July 20, 1918 Medically Unfit. Reattested June 1, 1919 in the Canadian Army Medical Corps, Edmonton Military Hospital, discharged November 15, 1919

Prior service - Royal Navy