Regiment : Labour Corps
Service number : 145986
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : 18th November 1918 aged 35
Place of death : Cliveden Hospital, Taplow
Buried : Alvechurch (St Laurence) Churchyard, Worcestershire, England, New Ground.
Relatives : Son of Thomas and Elizabeth Davis, of Birmingham Rd., Alvechurch
Memorial : Alvechurch School now in Alvechurch Historical Society Museum
Also appears on : Alvechurch St Laurence Church WW1 Memorial surname spelt Davis. Bromsgrove Independent Order of Oddfellows under Widows Protection Lodge surname spelt Davis.
Credits : Bromsgrove Messenger, death and burial information researched and transcribed by Anne Humphries.
Appears in the Worcester/Worcestershire Roll of Honour Book for army casualties located in Worcester Cathedral as: Thomas Davis, The Labour Corps, 145986
Bromsgrove Droitwich and Redditch Messenger 23rd November 1918:
Death of an Alvechurch Soldier
Mrs Davis, Birmingham Road, Alvechurch has received information that her son Private Thomas Davis has died from bronchitis and pneumonia at the age of 35. After joining the army the deceased was found unfit for foreign service and was sent to the Birmingham Gas Company to work. Afterwards he was employed on the land. Before enlistment he was a highly respected member of the Parish Church choir. His youngest brother Harry has also served in France with the Gloucester Regiment and has been badly wounded.
Thomas Davi(e)s died at Cliveden Hospital, Taplow. He was buried in Alvechurch St Laurence churchyard on 23rd November 1918 when his age was given as 34 years.