(Service number 43915)
|First Rank||Company Sergeant Major||Last Rank|
|Date||2 August 1891||Place of Birth||Dunipace, Stirlingshire, Scotland|
|Address at Enlistment||9 Rathmore Street, Timaru|
|Previous Military Experience||2nd South Canterbury Regiment|
|Next of Kin||A. DAVIE (father), 9 Rathmore Street, Timaru|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship|
|Date||21 November 1917|
|Other Units Served With||Liverpool, Merseyside, England|
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Award Circumstances and Date
Prisoner of War Information
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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
|Date||2 May 1947||Age||55 years|
|Place of Death|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Tiro Tiro Cemetery, Levin|
|Memorial Reference||Block 30, Plot 26|
|New Zealand Memorials|
William Davie was the third son of Alexander and Agnes (née Mitchell) Davie. He was at home with his family at Bridge House, Falkirk, Stirlingshire in 1901. Some time after, the family migrated to New Zealand. The 24th Reinforcements - W. Davie included - left Timaru for Trentham by the second express on 5 January 1917. They were entertained by the ladies of the Patriotic War Relief Society in Miss Read’s Stafford Tea Rooms. The 2nd (S.C.) Regimental Band was in attendance and Senior Cadets formed a cordon at the Strathallan Street crossing.
Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [14 August 2019]; 1901 census return (ancestry.com.au) [16 August 2019]; Levin Cemetery records [15 August 2019]; Timaru Herald, 5 January 1917 (Papers Past) [07 January 2014]
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