Tuesday, 30 June 2015

Davies, John E - Private (62332)

(No soldier photo available)
2nd Battalion,
King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry,
Killed in Action,
30th May 1918,
Buried Bagneux British Cemetery, Gezaincourt.

Newspaper Report:


Private John Davies, who was for four years a tailor with his uncle, Mr. F.C. Drake, Haslingden, and was connected with Manchester Road Wesleyan Chapel and Sunday School, has been killed in action.
His father resides at Headingley, Leeds.
He was brought up by his Grandmother (Mrs. Drake's mother) at Pontefract.
In build and in general characteristics he was a fine type of young man.