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PTE Timothy Davies

PRIVATE TIMOTHY DAVIES, KING'S ROYAL RIFLES


Timothy Davies, Private, King's Royal Rifle Corps, was born in 1892, the son of Thomas and Margaret Davies, of Cwrdinas, Rhandi-mwyn.  He enlisted at Llandovery in November 1915 and arrived in France the following April.  In July and August 1916, he saw action in the battles of the Somme campaign, at Bazentin, Pozières and Flers-Courcelette. Later that year, his Division played an important role during the capture of Beaucourt. Timothy was reported as missing presumed wounded on 14 November 1916, but was afterwards declared killed in action that day. He was 24 years old, and is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial, France.


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