James Davidson

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: September 1914
  • Place of enlistment: In the Field
  • Service no: 207853
  • Rank: Sapper
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers
  • Unit/Ship: 247th Field Company
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 31
  • Date of Death: 28.03.1918
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Mailly Wood Cemetery, Mailly-Maillet
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: II.H.1.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Lochee, Dundee
  • Address: 1 Flights Lane, Lochee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:
  • Father:
  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Isabella Fyffe Davidson, 1 Flights Lane, Lochee

  • Children:

    John, born 20.02.1908, Marjorie, born 03.01.1910, James, born 10.02.1912 & David, born 15.02.1913

More about James Davidson

James Davidson   207853   R.E.

Sapper James Davidson, R.E., who was accidentally killed on 28th March last, is survived by a widow and four of a family, who live at 1 Flight’s Lane, Lochee.  Deceased joined the Naval Brigade in September, 1914, and took part in the Dardanelles campaign.  He was afterwards transferred to the Royal Engineers and was drafted to France.  He was 31 years of age.

Dundee Courier 13th April 1918

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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