James Davidson

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 18414
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
  • Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
  • Place of Death: Greece
  • Age at Death: 32
  • Date of Death: 08.10.1916
  • Burial Country: Greece
  • Cemetery: Lahana Military Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: I.C.11.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 17 Craigie St, Dundee
  • Occupation: J. & J. Cunningham, Cake Merchants, Dundee
  • Mother:
  • Father:
  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Isabella Gordon Davidson, 17 Craigie St, Dundee

  • Children:

    Robert, born 24.09.1905, Andrew, born 03.10.1909, Margaret, born 26.04.1912 & George, born 06.03.1915

More about James Davidson

On 8 October 1916, 18414 Pte. James Davidson, 1st Royal Scots, died of wounds in Salonika, aged 32.
His wife, Isabella, and four children, lived at 17 Craigie Street.
Davidson is buried in Lahana Military Cemetery, Greece, I. C. 11.

DUNDEE ROYAL SCOT KILLED. Pte James Davidson, Royal Scots, a Dundee man, has been killed in action.
Pte. Davidson enlisted in January of last year. He was 32 years of age, and was, prior to enlistment, employed by Messrs J. & J. Cunningham, Ltd., cake merchants, Dundee.
Deceased soldier leaves a widow and four children, who reside at 17 Craigie Street, Dundee. The youngest of the children was never seen by its father, having been born several months after he enlisted. The Courier, Tuesday 24 October 1916. 4.

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