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Joseph William Davies

Lifetime: 1894-?

Joseph William Davies, the elder brother of Private Herbert Davies who is also included on the “survivors” section of this Online memorial, was serving in the Army Service Corps in 1918 according to a report in The Surrey Comet dated 27 April 1918 of injuries received by Private Herbert Davies.

The Davies family had lived at 42 Park Road, Hampton Wick since 1909. At the time of the 1911 Census the family comprised: Joseph Davies’s parents; Joseph William Davies (17), a furniture assistant; his sister Elizabeth Davies (16); a younger brother, Herbert (15), an errand boy and his younger sister Florence Davies (12) who was still at school. All the children had been born in Hampton Wick so the family had lived in the village at least since 1894. His parents had both been born in Kingston upon Thames. They had been married 19 years in 1911- having lost two of their children. They may have moved to Hampton Wick shortly after their marriage.

The first phase of this Project is to gather information about the men commemorated on the Hampton Wick War Memorial who fought in the Great War, also known as World War I, WWI or the First World War.

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