Great War Dundee
This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Cardiff
- Service no: 115960
- Rank: Gunner
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery
- Place of Death: Preston
- Age at Death: 38
- Date of Death: 30.01.1918
- Burial Country: England
- Cemetery: Preston (New Hall Lane) Cemetery, Lancashire
- Grave/Mem Ref no: O.CE.644.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Montrose
- Address: 13 Fairfield Rd, Dundee
- Occupation: Storekeeper
Betsy Millar Davidson
More about George Davidson
George was the brother of Pte John Davidson, 99109, 219th Company, Machine Gun Corps, who died of wounds, 09.09.1917.
George Davidson 115960 Royal Field Artillery
DEATH OF MONTROSE SOLDIER.
Gunner George Davidson, R.F.A., second son of the late Wallace Davidson and Mrs Davidson, Wharf Street, Montrose, has died in Preston Hospital from pneumonia.
Gunner Davidson rejoined his regiment as a reservist at the outbreak of war, and took part in the battle of Mons and other heavy engagements, but for some time past he had been acting as storekeeper in Preston. His younger brother died of wounds received in action in September last.
Dundee Courier 14th January 1918
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