Eric George Davis, 19121942 (aged 29 years)

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Name
Eric George /Davis/
Type of name
birth name
Given names
Eric George
Surname
Davis
Birth
Note: Reading vol 2c p653; Actual date from 1939 register and confirmed by British Army and Navy Birth, Marriage and Death Records
Death of a father
Source: CWGC
Note: Corporal, 237th Field Coy., Royal Engineers
Death of a maternal grandfather
Address: 65 Connaught Road
Note: Age: 69; Reading vol 2c p510; Actual date from probate entry
Census
Address: 141 Reading Road
Note: Assurance Agent; Marital Status: Married
Death
Source: CWGC
Note: Able Seaman, H.M.S. Vortigern (D37), Royal Navy
Note: (Click the Notes tab)
Probate
Note: DAVIS Eric George of 141 Reading-road Henley-on-Thames Oxfordshire died 15 March 1942 on war service Administration Oxford 30 January to Joyce Mary Davis widow. Effects £762 19s. 3d.
Family with parents
father
Generic
18881916
Birth: September 4, 1888Reading, Berkshire, England
Death: October 7, 1916France and Flanders
mother
18891977
Birth: November 14, 1889 28 26 Reading, Berkshire, England
Death: February 10, 1977Newbury, Berkshire, England
Religious marriage Religious marriageJune 17, 1911Reading, Berkshire, England
11 months
himself
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19121942
Birth: May 14, 1912 23 22 Reading, Berkshire, England
Death: March 15, 194253°13'N 1°07'E
Family with Private
himself
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19121942
Birth: May 14, 1912 23 22 Reading, Berkshire, England
Death: March 15, 194253°13'N 1°07'E
wife
Private
daughter
Private
Death
Source: CWGC
Birth

Reading vol 2c p653; Actual date from 1939 register and confirmed by British Army and Navy Birth, Marriage and Death Records

Census

Assurance Agent; Marital Status: Married

Death

Able Seaman, H.M.S. Vortigern (D37), Royal Navy

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Probate

DAVIS Eric George of 141 Reading-road Henley-on-Thames Oxfordshire died 15 March 1942 on war service Administration Oxford 30 January to Joyce Mary Davis widow. Effects £762 19s. 3d.

Note

On 15 March 1942 HMS Vortigern was torpedoed and sunk off Cromer in position 55º06'N, 01º22'E by the German motor torpedo boat (E-boat) S-104. HMS Vortigern was escorting coastal convoy FS-749 at the time of her loss.

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