Date of Birth14 May 1888
Course2 Years at Borough Road College, 1908-1910
Job(s)Teacher in Mile End
Essex Regiment, 12th Battalion
Date of death18 October 1916
Buried/memorialThiepval Memorial, France (Grave/Memorial reference: Pier and Face 10D)
Little is known about 2nd Lieutenant William Davis other than that he had two sisters and was reluctant to be vaccinated before entry to the school. Before the war he was a local preacher of the United Methodist Church, a leader and trustee of his church and a member of the choir. He was 28 when he died.