James Gordon Davies

Second Lieutenant, 1st battalion, King’s Shropshire Light Infantry. Formerly 3577 Royal West Kent Regiment. Gained two campaign medals, the first as a Private with Royal West Kent Regiment, the second as a Second Lieutenant with King’s Shropshire Light Infantry. Killed in Action 1 June 1917 . Remembered on the Loos Memorial.

The 1914 Electoral Register, Leigh Polling District shows his residence as Gunpowder Works Tonbridge.

Division 2. Parliamentary Voters and Parochial Electors – Occupation Voters

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Division 2. Parliamentary Voters and Parochial Electors – Occupation Voters
Surname Forename Abode Qualification Description
8 Davies James Gunpowder Works Tonbridge Dwelling House Gunpowder Works

At this time women were not electors.

A search at The Public Records Office found his will. Which was granted on 26 June 1917 and showed his address as Powder Mills, Tonbridge and appointed his wife Elizabeth as his administrator.

Remembered on the Leigh War Memorial.

Last Updated 25 October 2007

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