Saturday, 31 May 2008

Private James Leyton Dixon Davis

Born on 16 February 1899 in Poltimore, Quebec - son of W.W. Davis, Carp, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1916: present address in Carp, Ontario, trade as student, single, currently a member of the militia, no previous military service, Church of England, height of 5 feet 9 inches, chest of 38 inches fully expanded, medium complexion, brown eyes, brown hair.

Joined the 207th Battalion, CEF, in Ottawa, Ontario, on 22 November 1916 (number 246794) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 26 or 27 September 1917 - killed in action on 30 October 1917 - name listed on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial (panel 10-18-26-28), Belgium.

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