William Edward Davies was born in Rhyl, Flintshire during 1889.
Prior to his enlistment in 1916 he lived at 26 Princes Street, Rhyl, Flintshire with his mother Mrs Mary Davies.
Lance Corporal 3005 William Edward Davies
He is also remembered on a Remembrance plaque at The Royal Alexandra Hospital, Marine Drive, Rhyl, Flintshire and The North Wales Heroes Memorial Arch, Deiniol Road, Bangor, North Wales.
There is a Flintshire Roll of Honour Card for William Edward Davies at the County Archives Office, Hawarden, which was completed on 28 October 1919 by his mother.
Thanks to Darryl Porrino for this photograph “What is that saying about waiting ages for a bus?.. In the space of 5 days I have been lucky enough to acquire medals to 2 Rhyl men who are listed on the war memorial. 1st is Percy Allsop Jones, born in Llandegai, Bangor. He lived in Llandudno with his family before they moved to Rhyl. I have his victory medal. He was killed in action on the 21st August 1918, shot in the head by a sniper. 2nd is William Edward Davies L/cpl 3005 RWF. He died of wounds on the 13th Feb 1919 ( his headstone says 16th Feb.) I have his British War medal & Victory medal. The seller even included a copy of his page from your website!”
Learn more about the other soldiers on the Rhyl Memorial