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:
- Service no: 1621
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Royal Army Medical Corps
- Unit/Ship: '2/3' 3rd Highland Field Ambulance
- Place of Death: 331 Clepington Rd, Dundee
- Age at Death: 23
- Date of Death: 27/10/1918
- Burial Country: Scotland
- Cemetery: Eastern Necropolis
- Grave/Mem Ref no: MM. 5. 330.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth:
- Address: 331 Clepington Road, Dundee
Margaret N.F Anderson
More about James Davidson
Private James Davidson volunteered for service in 1913 serving with the Dundee raised medical unit, the 3rd Highland Field Ambulance unit; ‘1/3’ was deployed overseas early in the war with ‘2/3’ following later. ‘3/3’ was formed by remained in Dundee.
Private Davidson was medically discharged from the service with Hodgkins Disease in 1916 and he succumbed to Pneumonia at home, dying aged 23 on 27th October 1918.
James Davidson 1621 Royal Army Medical Corps
DAVIDSON―At 331 Clepington Road, on 27th October, James aged 23 years, late R.A.M.C., elder and dearly beloved son of James and Margaret Davidson.
Dundee People’s Journal 2nd November 1918
Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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