James Davidson

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
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  • Service no: 1621
  • Rank: Private
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  • 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.

Personal Information

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  • Place of Birth:
  • Address: 331 Clepington Road, Dundee
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  • Mother:

    Margaret N.F Anderson

  • Father:

    James Anderson

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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

DAVIDSONAt 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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