George Cardwell Davies was the son of Harold and Margaret Davies of Derryoghill Moy, County Tyrone. He was born about 1895. His father was originally from England, a Ship’s Steward. Able Seaman George Cardwell Davies served on HMS Warrior. It was sunk during the Battle of Jutland on 31 May 1916, age 21.
The Memorial is situated centrally on The Hoe which looks directly towards Plymouth Sound. It is accessible at all times. Copies of the Memorial Register are kept at the Tourist Information Office at Island House.