Corporal John Lench Davis

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

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

Research Notes
9th Battalion Nominal Roll