Major George Davis served in the British Army in World War I Service started: Unit(s): London Regiment Service ended: 15 Aug. 1915 (died)
Major George Davis died in military service during WWI.
George Frederick Davis was born about 1883 in Marylebone, the son of Colonel William Northcote Davis, VD, OBE, J.P.
On 5th June 1907, he married [[Crowe-2266|Miss Isabella Harris Crowe] in Brondesbury, London.
Major George Frederick Davis, 11th (County of London) Battalion (Finsbury Rifles), London Regiment, was killed in the Dardanelles on 15th August 1915. He was thirty-two years of age.
↑England 1911 Census. George Davis, age 28, Technical Chemist (textiles), born in Marylebone, London; with wife, Isabel, married 3 years, 2 children born and 2 living, born in Drumsnatt, Monaghan; and children: Margaret (2) and Phyllis (4 months), and two servants; in Brondesbury Park, Willesden, Middlesex. Original record: Census Returns of England and Wales, 1911. Kew, Surrey, England: The National Archives of the UK (TNA), 1911. Archival ref. Class: RG14; Piece: 7056; Schedule Number: 131; Registration district: Willesden, no. 129; sub-registration district: Willesden, enumeration district no. 76, household schedule no. 131, piece 7056. Digital image online at ancestry.ca (accessed by Alison Kilpatrick by subscription, 2019-07-21).
↑ 2.02.1 Church of England. Parish of Christ Church, Brondesbury. Parish Record of a Marriage. George Frederick Davis, age 24, bachelor, Secretary; resident of Salt Hill House, Slough [Buckinghamshire]; son of William North[—] Davis, manufacturer. Isabel Harris Crowe, age 34, spinster, resident of Thornton House; daughter of Charles Crowe, Clerk in Holy Orders. Marriage solemnized at Christ Church, parish of Brondesbury, county Middlesex, according to the Rites and Ceremonies of the Church of England, after Banns, by C. Dall Williams; witnesses: William Reginald Davis, Jno. T.F. Vass[?], Georgina Parr. Original record: London Metropolitan Archives; London, England; Reference Number: dro/114/006. Archival ref. No. 275, pg. 138. Digital image online at ancestry.ca (accessed by Alison Kilpatrick by subscription, 2019-07-21).
↑ 3.03.1 Commonwealth War Graves Commission. Commemorative certificate: “In Memory of / Major / George Frederick Davis / Mentioned in Despatches / 11th Bn, London Regiment who died on 15 August 1915 Age 32 / Son of Col. W.N. Davis, V.D., O.B.E., J.P., and Mrs. C. Davis, of Salt Hill House, Slough; husband of Isabel Harris Davis, of 45, Cavendish Rod., Brondesbury, London. / Remembered with Honour / Helles Memorial / Commemorated in perpetuity by / the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.” Downloaded from cwgc.org, 2019-07-21.
↑ Uxbridge & W. Drayton Gazette, 24 September 1915 (pg. 3). Extract: “Major G.F. Davis, son of Col. Davis of Salt Hill House, Slough, who has been with the Finsbury Rifles in the Dardanelles, has been reported as ‘missing, believed killed.’” Digital image courtesy of The British Library Board; online at findmypast.co.uk (accessed by Alison Kilpatrick by subscription, 2019-07-21).