Balfour Davidson

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 10812
  • Rank: Sergeant
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
  • Unit/Ship: 7th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 20
  • Date of Death: 15.04.1917
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Duisans British Cemetery, Etrun
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: III.J.40.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 4 Stirling St, Dundee
  • Occupation: Tenter, Grimmonds, Dundee
  • Mother:
  • Father:

    Alexander Davidson, 4 Stirling St, Dundee

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    J. A. Davidson, Lyons Tce, Windsor, Brisbane, Australia.

  • Children:

More about Balfour Davidson

Balfour Davidson   650870   Royal Field Artillery

DUNDEE SOLDIER KILLED IN ACTION.

Official information has been received that Gunner Balfour Davidson, R.F.A., eldest son of Mr Alex Davidson, 4 Stirling Street, Dundee, was killed in action on 31st January.

The deceased soldier, who was 20 years of age, enlisted about 16 months ago.  He was previously employed as a Tenter in Messrs Grimond’s works.

Dundee Courier 8th March 1917

DAVIDSON―Killed in action, 31st January, Gunner Balfour Davidson, aged 20, son of Mr Alexander Davidson, 4 Stirling Street.  – Inserted by his uncle, A. W. Johnstone, 53 Union Street, Broughty Ferry.

Dundee Peoples Journal 10th March 1917

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