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  • LA
  • Boston
  • U.S.A.
  • Shanghai, China
  • Son of Henry Champneys Davis and Blanche Coumbe, of "Maskee," Golf Rd., Budleigh Salterton, Devon; two elder brothers, Charlie and John;
  • Flying certificate taken on Maurice Farman Biplane, at Military School, Catterick Bridge, 22 June 1916

Military service

  • Second Lieutenant
  • 4th Squadron Royal Air Force (Flying Corps)


  • Photographic patrol, left 10.55 a.m.; the RE8 A3473 was forced to land, crashed near aerodrome, fire, wrecked; Davis was the pilot; the observer, 2Lt. Tootell, was also killed and is buried in Lijssenthoek.
  • Killed in flying accident
  • 23 June 1917
  • 23
  • XIII - A - 18



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