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Francis G. Davis

2nd Air Mechanic

Australian Flying Corps

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Ulmus Sp.
  • Planted By: Mayor Dunstan
  • Plaque: 3600

Additional Info

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Biography

Francis Gordon Davis was a member of the Australian Flying Corps, with the rank of Air Mechanic Cl2, and Regimental No. 3310. He was born in Ballarat and was a student at School of Mines, Ballarat, when he enlisted on 12th April 1918. He was 18 and single. He was killed in a motor car accident on 25 of January 1919, and is buried at Leighterton Church Cemetery, UK.

Francis had two relatives serving as well. His brother, Pte Edward Henry Frederick Davis, Australian Flying Corps (Tree No 3598), and his cousin, Major Edgar Davis of Footscray, Victoria.
Tree No. 3600

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour