Will Davidson

Military Information

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  • Rank: 2nd Lieutenant
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  • Regiment/Service: Royal Flying Corps
  • Unit/Ship: 10th Squadron
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 29
  • Date of Death: 31.10.1917
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  • Cemetery: Arras Flying Services Memorial, France
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Personal Information

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    David Davidson, 147 Clearmont Rd, Forest Gate, London

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More about Will Davidson

The only William Davidson Royal Flying Corps listed on C.W.G.C. is 2nd Lt, William Davidson, 10th Sqaudron, R.F.C. who died 31.10.1917 aged 29 and remembered on the Arras Flying Services Memorial. Son of Mrs D. Davidson, 55 Birchdale Rd, Forest Gate, Essex. Interestingly this man is remembered on the Scottish National War Memorial.

Will Davidson   Lieutenant    Royal Flying Corps

DAVIDSONPreviously reported missing after aerial combat over enemy’s lines on October 31, 1917, now officially reported killed on that date, Lieut. Will Davidson, R.F.C., aged 29, eldest son of the late David Davidson and of Mrs Davidson, 147 Claremont Road, Forest Gate, London, E., and nephew of Mr and Mrs G. J. Mitchell, Braeside, Lawside Road, Dundee.

Dundee People’s Journal 23rd March 1918

Information supplied by Gary Thomson, additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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