James Fenwick Davidson

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: 1916
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 22168
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers
  • Unit/Ship: 6th Battalion
  • Place of Death: Belgium
  • Age at Death: 37
  • Date of Death: 12.10.1917
  • Burial Country: Belgium
  • Cemetery: Tyne Cot Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 66 to 68

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Lochee, Dundee
  • Address: 105 Lorne St, Lochee
  • Occupation: Caledonian Works, Lochee
  • Mother:
  • Father:

    David Davidson, 105 Lorne St, Dundee

  • Siblings:

    3 Brothers

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about James Fenwick Davidson

James Has no known grave but is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial. He was the son of Mr & Mrs David Davidson, 105 Lorne St, Lochee.

James Davidson   22168   K.O.S.B.


Private James Davidson, K.O.S.B., who has been killed in action, was the eldest son of Mr and Mrs David Davidson, 105 Lorne Street, Lochee.

Deceased enlisted early in 1916, and had been for a long period in France.  He was wounded in June last, and had been again at the front for only six weeks when he met his death.  Deceased, who was a widower, was 37 years of age.  Prior to enlistment he was employed in Caladonian Works, Lochee.  Three of his brothers are also serving, two of whom have been wounded.

Dundee Courier 8th November 1917

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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