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Francis Herbert Davies

In memory of:

Gunner Francis Herbert Davies

July 5, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

108921

Age:

18

Force:

Army

Unit:

Royal Garrison Artillery

Division:

278th Siege Battery

Additional Information


Son of John Henry and Jane Ellen Davies, of Moss Side, Manchester, England.

Commemorated on Page 576 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

DICKEBUSCH NEW MILITARY CEMETERY EXTENSION
Belgium

Grave Reference:

II. C. 30.

Location:

DICKEBUSCH NEW MILITARY CEMETERY EXTENSION is located 5 Km south west of Ieper town centre. ( * Dikkebus is the modern spelling of Dickebusch). From Ieper town centre the Dikkebusseweg (N375), is reached via Elverdingsestraat, straight over a roundabout onto J. Capronstraat (for 30 metres), then left along M. Fochlaan. Immediately after the train station, the first right hand turning is the Dikkebusseweg. On reaching the village of Dikkebus, the cemetery is located on the Kerkstraat, which is a small street turning left off the Dikkebusseweg. 200 metres along this street, and just beyond the village church lies the cemetery. The cemetery lies opposite DICKEBUSCH NEW MILITARY CEMETERY EXTENSION.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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