George Cardwell Davies was the son of Harold and Margaret Davies. He was born on 6th April 1892 in Moy. County Tyrone. His father was a Shipís Steward. Prior to enlisting, George was working as a grocerís assistant in Birkenhead, England. George Davies enlisted in the Royal Navy on 6th April 1910. Able Seaman George Davies served on a number of ships and locations during his time in the Royal Navy. Able Seaman Daviesí final ship was HMS Warrior. He died at sea on 31st May 1916.
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.