Davis, Thomas Frederick

Age: 34
Date of birth: 1882

Parents: Thomas and Annie Davis
Wife: Ellen Davis
Address: 40 Linen Street

Occupation: Plumber

Thomas Frederick Davis was born in 1882 and baptised at St Pauls Church on 4th June 1882.  His parents are listed as Thomas (a saddler) and Annie.

In 1901 the family were living at 13 Coten End.  Thomas is called ‘Fred Thomas’ and is 18.  Also living at the same address are his brothers Arthur Henry (17) and Robert Horace (15)

Thomas married Ellen in 1904 and by the time of the 1911 census they were living at 40 Linen Street with their two sons – Richard John (4) and Robert Horace (1). The newspaper item below tells us that they had 5 children by the time of his death.

Military Service

Rank & Number: Private, 20491
Regiment/Service: 2nd/6th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment
Brigade/Division: 182nd Brigade, 61st Division
Date of death: Friday, December 22, 1916
Cause of death/Battle: Died of wounds
Commemorated/Buried: Porte-de-Paris Cemetery, Nord
Awards: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Commemorated locally at: St Nicholas Church, St Pauls Church

Thomas was reported missing in January 1917 and his death was confirmed in March 1917


  • Unlocking Warwick Research Group
  • Warwick Advertiser excerpts courtesy of Warwickshire County Record Office
  • Photo courtesy of IWM “Bond of Sacrifice” WWI Portraits Collection © IWM HU 121042

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