Private Alfred Charles Davis


Full name Alfred Charles Davis, baptised at St Mary's Church Wheatley on 3 May 1891, son of Charles Davis, builder and mason and Fanny Davis nee Johnson, both born in Wheatley. The family were living on High Street in 1901 and 1911. Brother of Percy John Davis and Walter Davis. Alfred was admitted to the Elementary school in 1897 and went on to the Night School, attending there in 1904, 1905 and 1913. In 1911 he was a brick layer improver. He enlisted on 12 October 1914, giving his occupation as stone mason. He served as a Private, Army No. 15619. Awarded the war badge and certificate on 6 September 1918, he was discharged on 12 September as unfit for military service and given a disability pension. When he died on 23 May 1952 at the age of 61 his occupation was stated to be carpenter. See also reference to him in the Wheatley in a World at War chapter.

He was living at 109 High Street with his brothers Percy John and Walter.

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