Orders, Decorations & Medals - Australian Groups
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MSM AND MID GROUP OF FIVE: Meritorious Service Medal (GVR type 1); 1914-15 Star; British War Medal 1914-18; Victory Medal 1914-19 with MID; Australia Service Medal 1939-45. 2 W.O. J.M.Davis. H.Q. C.S.2/Aust:Div: on first medal, 2 Pte J.M.Davis. 4/Aust:Bde:H.Q. on second medal, 2 W.O/1. J.M.Davis. 4/Inf.Bde.H.Q. A.I.F. on third medal, 2 WO. 1. J.M.Davis 4.I.B.H.Qrs. A.I.F. on fourth medal and V357123 J.M.Davis on last medal. All medals impressed. Swing mounted, contact marks, otherwise very fine.
MSM: LG 1/1/1918, p76; CAG 18/4/1918, p848 - to 2 Warrant Officer Cl I John Morris Davis, 2nd Div HQ (Clerical) (Promoted WO Cl I 22Nov1916).
Recommendation: This Warrant Officer has been with this Division as senior Clerk in the G.Office since November 1916. Has shown great energy and ability in his work. Possesses initiative and organises work in the office well. Keeps discipline and at the same time keeps all the clerks contented and cheerful. His work has been quick, thorough and reliable.
MID: LG 4/1/1917, p254; CAG 29/6/1917, p1391 - to 2 Staff Sergeant John Morris Davis, 1 Anzac Corps - for distinguished and gallant services and devotion to duty.
John Morris Davis, military staff clerk, age 19, born at Korumburra, Vic; Enl.20Aug1914 at Sth Melbourne, Vic, with previous service of 2 1/ 2 years in Corps of Military Staff Clerks - previously joined on 03Jan1912 at Victoria Barracks, Melbourne, Vic with previous employment as a Clerk 5th Class in Commonwealth of Australia Customs and Excise Office, Melbourne; Trf to 4 Bde Infy 2nd Expeditionary Force; to L/Sgt 16Sep1914; Emb.20Oct1914; to MEF at Gallipoli 12Apr1915; to Sgt 01Jan1916; to 4 Infy Bde 27Feb1916; to France 22Mar1916; to Staff Sgt 27May1916; to WOI 22Nov1916; Trf to 2nd Aust Div HQs 23Nov1916; MID 04Jan1917; awarded MSM 01Jan1918; RTA 23Oct1918 for Special 1914 Leave; Disch.23Feb1919 from AIF; WWII: Enl.01Apr1942 at Ripponlea, Vic, V357123; Disch.31Oct1945 as Lieutenant ex 5 Battalion.
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MSM AND MID GROUP OF FIVE: Meritorious Service Medal (GVR type 1); 1914-15 Star; British ...