Walter Robertson Davidson

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment:
  • Service no: Clyde Z/417
  • Rank: Able Seaman
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
  • Unit/Ship: Nelson Battalion, R.N. Div
  • Place of Death: Turkey/Gallipoli
  • Age at Death: 19
  • Date of Death: 06.06.1915
  • Burial Country: Turkey/Gallipoli
  • Cemetery: Helles Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 8 to 15

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth:
  • Address: 29 Rosefield Street, Dundee
  • Occupation: North British Railway Company
  • Mother:

    Isabella Davidson, 13 Church St, Eyemouth

  • Father:

    James Davidson

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about Walter Robertson Davidson

Walter has no known grave but is remembered on the Helles Memorial.

DUNDEE RAILWAYMAN KILLED AT DARDANELLES. Mr James Davidson, railway guard, 29 Rosefield Street, Dundee, has received official intimation that his son, Able Seaman Walter R. Davidson, was killed near the Dardanelles.
Seaman Davidson, who was 19 years of age, was attached to the Nelson Battalion of the Naval Brigade, in which he enlisted in September. He was formerly employed with the North British Railway Company at Tay Bridge Station. The Courier, Friday, 25 June 1915, 4.

Additional information supplied by Gary Thomson

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