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Reginald Frank Davey

In memory of:

Driver Reginald Frank Davey

September 5, 1918

Military Service

Service Number:







Canadian Field Artillery


1st Div. Ammunition Col.

Additional Information

Son of Mrs. Francis Davey, of 42, Sherborne Rd., Yeovil, England.

Commemorated on Page 394 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information

Grave Reference:

VI. F. II.


Ecoust-St-Mein is a village in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, between Arras, Cambrai and Bapaume. The H.A.C. Cemetery is about 800 metres south of the village on the west side of the D956 road to Beugenatre.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Circumstances of death registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada. CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames: Dack to Dabate. Microform Sequence 26; Volume Number 31829_B016735. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 170. Page 557 of 1140.  He was originally buried in IMPERIAL CEMETERY, 800 metres West of HENDECOURT-LESCAGNICOURT. After the Armistice his body was exhumed and re-interred in H.A.C. (Honourable Artillery Company) CEMETERY, ECOUST-ST. MEIN.
  • Newspaper clipping– From the British Whig, a Kingston, Ontario newspaper. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the British Whig, a Kingston, Ontario newspaper. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • War Diary– Seven men were killed when a shell dropped during the evening of September 5th, 1918 in the lines of the 1st Canadian Divisional Ammunition Column.  All were buried the following day on September 6th.  Original War Diary entry.

The men killed were:  Dvr. Joseph Audette, 40768; Dvr. John Alexander Cardinal, 345126; Dvr. John Cliffe, 92915; Dvr. Reginald Frank Davey, 304113; Corporal Eaton Andrew Kitching, 86113; Dvr. David Simpson, 42740; and Dvr. Harold Alphonse Smith, 349023.

A letter detailing these events can be found on the record for Dvr. Harold Alphonse Smith (Canadian Virtual Memorial).
  • Grave Marker– Photo courtesy
Wilf Schofield, England

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