Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Melville Allen Duff Davis

In memory of
Second Lieutenant
Melville Allen Duff Davis
May 29, 1918

Military Service:

Force:
Army
Unit:
King's Royal Rifle Corps

Additional Information:

Commemorated on Page 586 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information:

Cemetery:
BLACKPOOL CEMETERY ; Lancashire, United Kingdom
Grave Reference:
Z. 220.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Roll of Service – From the "University of Toronto / Roll of Service 1914-1918", published in 1921.
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Roll of Honour – "This Roll of Honour has been prepared as a permanent tribute to those men of the teaching profession in Ontario, who enlisted in connection with the Great War."  Source:  The Roll of Honour of the Ontario Teachers Who Served in the Great War 1914-1918 (The Ryerson Press: Toronto, 1922).   The 1914-1918 Roll of Service for Ontario Teachers contains 851 names.  101 died as a result of their military service.  The information on this Honour Roll may differ from other sources as it was compiled by the Department of Education in Toronto, Ontario, from "...varied and numerous sources, that mistakes are inevitable."
  • Photo of Melville Davis – From: The Varsity Magazine Supplement Fourth Edition 1918
published by The Students Administrative Council, University of Toronto.  
Submitted for the Soldiers' Tower Committee, University of Toronto, by Operation Picture Me.
  • Acta Victoriana War Supplement – Source:  Acta Victoriana War Supplement, Victoria College, Toronto, Ontario, December 1919.
  • Photo of Meliville Davis – Source:  Acta Victoriana War Supplement, Victoria College, Toronto, Ontario, December 1919.

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