Balfour Davidson

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 650870
  • Rank: Gunner
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery
  • Unit/Ship: 174th Brigade
  • Place of Death: Belgium
  • Age at Death: 20
  • Date of Death: 31.01.1917
  • Burial Country: Belgium
  • Cemetery: Vlamertinghe Military Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: V.F.8.

Personal Information

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

    Sarah Davidson, 4 Stirling St, Dundee

  • Father:

    Alexander Davidson, 4 Stirling St, Dundee

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about Balfour Davidson

Balfour Davidson   650870   Royal Field Artillery


Official information has been received that Gunner Balfour Davidson R.F.A., eldest son of Mr Alex. Davidson. 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, on 31st January, Gunner Balfour Davidson, dearly beloved son of Mr and Mrs A. Davidson, 4 Stirling Street, Dundee. Also inserted by his uncle, A. W. Johnstone 53 Union Street, Broughty Ferry.

Dundee People’s Journal 17th March 1917

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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