Born: 16 November 1877 in Salford, Lancashire.
Family: He was the eldest of five children born to William Davies, a commercial traveller, and his wife Mary. Herbert remained unmarried.
Residence: In 1891 he lived with his family in Palmerston Street, Manchester, Lancashire; by 1901 they had moved to 43 Everton Road, Chorlton, South Manchester where they were still living in 1911. The 1919 Absent Voters’ register shows an address of 12 Brooklands, Chester Road, Whitchurch, Shropshire where he continued to live until his death in 1958.
Employment: In 1901 he was a fender fitter; in 1911 a kerb fitter and in 1939 a general labourer.
Died: 18 April 1958 in Deermoss Hospital, Whitchurch, aged 80 and was buried on 22 April the same year in Whitchurch cemetery.
Regiment: Royal Engineers
Rank: Not known
Service Number: 447115
Date of Enlistment: Not known
Date of Discharge: Not known
Reason for Discharge: Not known