Francis Montague Davis
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner, 10 Squadron
Service number 81395
Died 9 May 1942
Buried Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery, Germany
‘GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS, THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS’
Francis was the son of Lionel and Margarethe née Sonn of Cricklewood, London.
Francis’s father Lionel was a fine art publisher in Brondesbury and pre deceased his son in 1937.
Francis had four older sisters, Lilian, Elsie, Constance, Marjorie and a younger brother James.
Francis served in the Merchant Navy as a saloon boy until 1929. In the 1939 Register he is listed as living at the City of London school which had been evacuated and was listed as an actor, producer and stage manager.
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