Daniel Davey

Name

Daniel Davey

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

12/10/1917
26

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Lance Corporal
23/113
New Zealand Rifle Brigade
1st Bn. 3rd
'A' Company

Awards

Not Yet Researched

Cemetery/Memorial

TYNE COT MEMORIAL
N.Z. Apse, Panel 7
Belgium

Headstone

>Not Researched

UK Memorials

St Matthew’s Church Memorial, Oxhey

Pre War

Daniel Davey, born in about 1891, was the son of John and Ellen Davy of Broomfield, Papakaio, Oamaru, Otago, New Zealand. In September 1917 he married Nellie Florence Herne, a member of an established Oxhey family, who lived at 3 Caroline Cottages, Capel Road, Oxhey in Watford

Wartime Service

He enlisted in the New Zealand Rifle Brigade, 1st battalion, number 23/113. He embarked from Wellington, New Zealand on 9 October 1915 and arrived in Egypt. Daniel served as a Lance Corporal on the Western Front and died at Ypres in the Battle of Passchendaele a month after his marriage,

Additional Information

After his death he was recorded as the son of John and Ellen Davey, of Broomfield, Papakaio, Oamaru, Otago, New Zealand; husband of Nellie Florence Vernon (formerly Davey), of 30a, Pinner Rd., Oxhey, Watford, England. Also see ‘Additional Information’ provided with kind permission of Bushey First World War Commemoration Project – Please visit www.busheyworldwarone.org.uk.

Acknowledgments

Dianne Payne - www.busheyworldwarone.org.uk, Jonty Wild