Born at Gympie Qld. Enlisted 26 September 1915 age 27, draftsman. Nok wife, Leslie Davies Bleak House, View St, Cottesloe Beach. His mother was Elizabeth Davies of Kalgoorlie Rd, Finiston WA. Embarked at Fremantle 9 November 1916 per A8 Argyllshire, RTA A68 Anchises August 1919. There are a number of letters in his file from Mrs Leslie James Davies who claimed to be Mervyn’s true wife and that he enlisted under a false name. Service medals: 1914-1915 Star, BWM and VM.