Thomas Davidson

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Glasgow
  • Service no: 17316
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • 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.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 19 Kirk Street, Lochee.
  • Occupation: Apprentice Baker
  • Mother:
  • Father:

    Thomas Davidson, Cairnie St, Arbroath

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Jane Coats, (partner) 19 Kirk St, Lochee

  • Children:

More about Thomas Davidson

Thomas has no known grave but is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial.

Thomas Davidson   17316   Royal Scots


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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