Ernest J. Davidson

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: S/14267
  • Rank: Lance Corporal
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  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders
  • Unit/Ship: 14th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 23
  • Date of Death: 21.03.1918
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Arras Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Bay 9

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Toberdaly, Kings County
  • Address: 262 Perth Road, Dundee
  • Occupation: James Scott & Son, Mid Wynd, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Annie Fearn Davidson, c/o Sutherland, 14 Bolston Ave, New York, USA

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More about Ernest J. Davidson

Ernest has no known grave but is remembered on the Arras Memorial.

Ernest Davidson   Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders

News has reached Mrs Davidson, 262 Perth Road, that her son, Lance-Corporal Ernest Davidson, A. and S.H., has been missing since 27th March.  Lance-Corporal Davidson, who is 23 years of age, was well known as a worker in the Cherryfield Mission, and before enlisting was employed with Messrs James Scott & Sons, Mid Wynd.  A comrade writing home, said—“Tell the boys at Mid Wynd that Ernie stuck it to the last.”

Dundee Courier 30th May 1918

Additional information and image courtesy of Michael Caldwell

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