The house was designed by architects, Leck and Emley, in 1904 for Dr W.T.F. "Billy" Davies, D.S.O., Surgeon-Major, Imperial Light Horse Regiment. Twice mentioned-in-despatches, Davies served as both a combatant and a medical officer and won the Distinguished Service Order during the Siege of Ladysmith. In 1906-7 as Lieutenant Colonel, he commanded the regiment.
13 Jubilee Street, Parktown
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