NEWTOWN REMEMBERS Commemorating 100 years since the First World War
Y DRENEWYDD YN COFIO Coffáu 100 mlynedd ar ôl y Rhyfel Byd Cyntaf

George Ernest Davies

Birth: 1886
Death: 10/11/1915
Regiment: 94841 - Cable section Australian & NZ Army Corps, Royal Engineers
Battles: Middle East
Killed: 10/11/1915 in Gallipoli

 

George was the son of Mr & Mrs John Davies, Chapel Street. He passed the Post office Entrance examination and joined Newtown Post office as a telegtaph officer. He was promoted to Stourbridge. He married Annie (Edwards), daughter of John Edwards. He served in Mesopotamia, was in hospital with dystentery and 3 days after returning to the Front, was killed in Gallipoli and buried in Embarkation Pier Cemetery, Turkey. He is commemorated in Llanllwchaiarn & the Wesleyan Chapel. Received British War & Victory Medals.

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