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Private Harry Davies was born December 22, 1897, in Hamilton, Ontario to parents Fannie and William Henry Davies.

He enlisted with the 205th (Tiger) Battalion in Hamilton, Ontario on March 16, 1916, and proceeded overseas to England on the S.S. Saxonia in April of 1917.  Davies was sent to France in August of 1917 where he served with the 1st Machine Gun Battalion until wounded in August, 1918.  After hospitalization in France and England, he was invalided back to Canada on the S.S. Megantic in June of 1919 and then discharged in July of 1919.

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Private Harry Davies’ Service Record (Serv/Reg# 240080) can be viewed/downloaded in pdf format through Library and Archives Canada.

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