Born: 9 January 1896
Family: He was the third son of Edward and Emily Davies of Grindley Brook, Whitchurch, Shropshire. John married Edith Mary Hay in June 1922 and together they had 3 children – Peter, Jean and Betty.
Civilian Occupation: He was a farm labourer and in 1911 was working at High Ash farm, Tushingham, Cheshire. In 1939 he was employed as an Air Ministry Warder at Tern Hill RAF Flying School.
Residence: In 1939 he was living at 7 Council Houses, Wem.
Died: He died in June 1973 age 77.
Other Information: Brother of Edward George Davies (Royal Engineers, 130348) died of wounds 21/6/1917 and William Albert Davies (KSLI, 13381) killed in action 25/4/1917 both of whom are commemorated on the Tushingham Memorial.
Regiment: King’s Shropshire Light Infantry
Service Number: 17798
Date of Enlistment: 6 May 1915
Reason for Discharge: Demobilisation