George E Davey

Name

George E Davey

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

07/11/1918
36

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Bombardier
90627
Royal Garrison Artillery
27th Anti-Aircraft Sect.

Awards

Not Yet Researched

Cemetery/Memorial

ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY
XLIX. D. 2.
France

UK Memorials

Hertford Town Memorial
St Andrew’s Church Roll of Honour, Hertford
St Andrew’s Church Memorial, Hertford

Pre War

Born on 1 Oct 1882 in Hertford son of Peter and Alice Ann Davey and baptised on 12 Nov 1882 in St Andrew’s, Hertford. They lived at 65 St Andrew Street, Hertford in 1891. He married Edith Winifred Rickard on 11 Jul 1908 at Hanwell, Middx. and had three children. They were living in the Glade, Holmbury St Mary, Dorking when he enlisted, and he was a gardener. His wife later lived at 9 Cavendish Place, Herne Bay, Kent.

Wartime Service

Enlisted at Guildford on 6 Dec 1915, was mobilised on 2 Jun 1916, entered France on 17 Apr 1918 at Le Havre and joined the 142nd AA Section R.G.A in the field on 22 Apr 1918. He died of pneumonia in the 56th General Hospital in Etaples.

Additional Information

*1 Appears as B E Davey on At Andrew’s Church Roll of Honour. His wife was awarded a pension of 29/7d per week for herself and three children.

Acknowledgments

Malcolm Lennox