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  • Photo Source: The Old Boys of Nottingham High School Killed in the First World War. Unpublished. Courtesy of the school librarian.
Person Details
04 Sep 1894
He was the younger son of Mrs MM Davis and the late JH Davis of Sherwin Road Lenton Nottingham.
He attended Nottingham High school between 1906 and 1909.
13 Nov 1916
22
756029 - CWGC Website
London Z/1415
Able Seaman
Hawke Bn Royal Naval Division
In November 1916 a final attempt was made during the first Battle of the Somme to take Beaumont Hamel, a first day objective but which was still in German hands. Attacking masses of barbed wire in thick mist 'Hawke' battalion suffered heavy casualties but pushed the enemy line back on Hawthorn Ridge and at Beaumont Hamel. Davis was killed during this assault.
Nottingham Evening Post obituary (abridged) 2 December 1916: DAVIS, killed in action November 13th, Harry Reginald Davis (Royal Naval Division) younger son of JH and MM Davis, Sherwin Road, Lenton.
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  • Photo Source: The Old Boys of Nottingham High School Killed in the First World War. Unpublished. Courtesy of the school librarian.
    - Photo Source: The Old Boys of Nottingham High School Killed in the First World War. Unpublished. Courtesy of the school librarian.