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: Glasgow
- Service no: 17316
- Rank: Private
- Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers
- Unit/Ship: 2nd Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 20
- Date of Death: 01.07.1916
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Thiepval Memorial
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Pier and Face 3C.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 19 Kirk Street, Lochee.
- Occupation: Apprentice Baker
Thomas Davidson, Cairnie St, Arbroath
Jane Coats, (partner) 19 Kirk St, Lochee
More about Thomas Davidson
Thomas has no known grave but is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial.
Thomas Davidson 17316 Royal Scots
ARBROATH ROYAL SCOT KILLED.
Private Thomas Davidson (20), son of Mr and Mrs Thomas Davidson, Cairnie Street, Arbroath, and a soldier in the Royal Scots, has been killed at the front. Private Davidson had been at the front since December. Previous to enlisting about a year ago he was an apprentice baker with Messrs Hurry, Montrose.
Dundee Evening Telegraph 9th August 1916
Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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