Davies, William E

William Edward Davies, Private 47964, 22nd Manchester Regt
Died 28th March 1917 in France, aged 34

 

EARLY LIFE

Son of Peter and Elizabeth Davies; husband of Abigail Davies, of 41 Cambridge Place, Salford, Manchester.

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WW1 SERVICE

 

COMMEMORATION

Private William Davies is buried in grave ref. IV. C. 2. of the Croisilles British Cemetery, France. His wife asked for a cross and the words “FRESH IN OUR HEARTS YOUR MEMORY CLINGS” to be added to his headstone. The Commonwealth War Graves Commission holds casualty details for Private William Davies.

In Macclesfield, Private William Davies is commemorated on the Park Green, Town HallSt Michael’s ChurchSt George’s Church and St Alban’s Church war memorials.

 

SOURCES

Commonwealth War Graves Commission website


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