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Regimental number2641
Date of birth20 June 1885
Place of birthCuminestown, Monquitter, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
SchoolCuminestown School, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
AddressGriffith via Willbriggie, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinFather, Andrew Davidson, Balmaud, King Edward Bluff, Scotland
Enlistment date16 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name56th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/73/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Conduct Medal (Altered to Military Medal)

Recommendation date: 5 October 1917

FateReturned to Australia 8 July 1919

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 76
Date: 23 May 1918

Other detailsMigrated to Australia in 1911
Date of death3 August 1963
Age at death78
Place of burialNorthern Suburbs Crematorium, Sydney, New South Wales

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