This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
James Fenwick Davidson
- Date of enlistment: 1916
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 22168
- Rank: Private
- 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
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Lochee, Dundee
- Address: 105 Lorne St, Lochee
- Occupation: Caledonian Works, Lochee
David Davidson, 105 Lorne St, Dundee
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.
LOCHEE MAN KILLED IN ACTION.
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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