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Capt Arthur de Bells Adam (MC)
1885 - 1916


CPL David Wallace Crawford
1887 - 1916


Lce-Corpl John Joseph Nickle
1894 - 1916


Pte 17911 Morton Neill
1897 - 1916


Lieut Edward Stanley Ashcroft
1883 - 1918
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Pte 235221 Hyman Davies


  • Age: Unknown.
  • From: Manchester
  • Regiment: The King's (Liverpool Regiment) 19th Btn
  • K.I.A Wednesday 1st August 1917
  • Commemorated at: Menin Gate Memorial
    Panel Ref: Panel 4 & 6

Hyman Davies was born 23rd December 1879 in Manchester and was the son of Isaac and Sarah Davies and the husband of Annie Davies (nee Levey), of 39 Birch St, Hightown, Manchester. They were married in 1905. He was educated at Manchester Jews School

The 1911 Census shows Hyman and his family living at 136 Pemberton St Cheetham.  

Hyman is aged 31, born 1880 and is a waterproof garment maker and born in Manchester. His wife Annie is aged 30, born 1881 no occupation and was born in Leeds. They have one child David aged 2, born 1909 in Manchester and a boarder named Myer Davies aged 24, born 1887 who is also a waterproof garment maker and a resident of Sweden.

He was formerly in the Yorkshire Regiment and serving in the 19th Battalion, The King’s Liverpool Regiment as Private No 235221 when he was killed in action on the 1st August, 1917 aged 37 during the third Battle of Ypres.

He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Menin Gate Memorial, Belgium.

He is also commemorated on the Rydal Mount Synagogue, Manchester now located at Cheetham Hebrew Synagogue, Cheetham Hill Rd, Manchester.

We currently have no further information on Hyman Davies, If you have or know someone who may be able to add to the history of this soldier, please contact us.

Educational records show Hyman was born in 1879 and the Census records hold the year 1880.

Killed On This Day.

(105 Years this day)
Tuesday 1st August 1916.
Sgt 17327 John Henry Flockhart
37 years old

(105 Years this day)
Tuesday 1st August 1916.
Pte 22813 John Porteous
26 years old

(105 Years this day)
Tuesday 1st August 1916.
Pte 30278 John Woods
30 years old

(104 Years this day)
Wednesday 1st August 1917.
Pte 49328 Tempest Anderson
19 years old

(104 Years this day)
Wednesday 1st August 1917.
Pte 51960 Geoffrey Baker
19 years old

(104 Years this day)
Wednesday 1st August 1917.
Pte 59287 Thomas Baker
23 years old

(104 Years this day)
Wednesday 1st August 1917.
L/Cpl 49138 Harry Bull
20 years old

(104 Years this day)
Wednesday 1st August 1917.
Pte 22656 Henry Connor
26 years old

(104 Years this day)
Wednesday 1st August 1917.
Pte 235221 Hyman Davies

(104 Years this day)
Wednesday 1st August 1917.
Pte 57020 William Edwin Fulcher
23 years old

(104 Years this day)
Wednesday 1st August 1917.
Pte 22089 Leonard Gibson
21 years old

(104 Years this day)
Wednesday 1st August 1917.
Pte 33102 Fred Gidney
30 years old

A total of 26 Pals where killed on this day. View All