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Arthur DAVISON

Regimental number157
Place of birthNewcastle-on-Tyne, England
SchoolDarlington Grammar School, England
Age on arrival in Australia27
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
Addressc/o C F Clark, Langley, Malvern Avenue, Chatswood, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinMother, Mrs G Davison, 2 Woodside Street, Hexham, Northumberland, England
Previous military serviceServed in the Northumberland Territorials
Enlistment date18 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentLance Corporal
Unit name2nd Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 March 1917
Place of death or woundingBapaume, Somme Sector, France
Age at death32
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialGuards' Cemetery (Plot XII, Row L, Grave No. 9), Lesboeufs, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
162
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Grace DAVISON, 2 Woodside, Hexham, Northumberland, England. Native of Blyth, Northumberland, England

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