Telegraphist John Emlyn Davies

Unit/Regiment Royal Navy
ShipHMS Renown Service NumberJ/42615
Theatre of War first served in Date of entry therein
Age at Death 18 Date of Death25/05/1918
Burial/Memorial Reference Abercarn Cemetery Plot X Row 2 Grave 21/22
CWGC Family Details Son of John and Annie Davies, of 99, King's Rd., Canton, Cardiff. Born at Newbridge, Mon.
Family & Census Details John Emlyn Davies was one of ten children born to John and Annie Davies, unfortunately two had died by the time of the 1911 Census which showed the family living at 34 North Road Newbridge.

John and Annie Davies’ surviving children were shown as Margaret Ann Davies (23), Joseph Ernest (21), David John (20),Winifred Rose Martha (16), William Ewart (12), John Emlyn (11) & Cyril Walter (7). In addition to the family they also had a lodger, Arthur Mansfield, living with them.
Where BornNewbridge, Mon
Enlisted  ResidedNewbridge, Mon
How DiedDied from disease Theatre of War Home
Medal Entitlement British War Medal

Victory Medal
Notes Commemorated on the Risca (Pontywaun County Secondary) Memorial
Commemorated on the Risca War Memorial
Commemorated on the Celynen Collieries Roll of Honour
Commemorated on the Tabernacle Baptist Church Roll of Honour
Images Photograph - Courtesy of Tabernacle Baptist Church, Newbridge
South Wales Argus photograph - Courtesy of Shaun McGuire
South Wales Argus clipping - Courtesy of Shaun McGuire
Newbridge War Memorial - Civic commemoration
Risca (Pontywaun County Secondary) Memorial - School commemoration
Celynen Collieries - Workplace comemoration
Tabernacle Church - Roll of Service
Medals - Navy Medal and Award Rolls 1793-1972
Gravestone - Abercarn Cemetery
HMS Renown
Additional Information One of three brothers who died:
Joseph Ernest (Metropolitan Police) 22/06/1914
Pte. William Ewart Davies (Gloucestershire Regiment) 25/04/1918
Telgraphist John Emlyn Davies (HMS Renown) 25/05/1918
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