Samuel Davies was born at Liverpool, according to 'Soldiers Died in the Great War'  
He was living at Liverpool when he enlisted in the army at Preston.
His service records have not survived  and his medal card records that he was posted to the Western Front on the 29th November 1915.
He was killed in action in France on the 22nd December 1914.
His next of kin was his mother, Margaret Ettery, the wife of Oliver Ettery.