Eric Russell DAVIDSON

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DAVIDSON, Eric Russell

Service Number: 1666
Enlisted: 20 May 1915, Brisbane, Queensland
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 26th Infantry Battalion
Born: Taringa, Queensland, Australia, 10 June 1891
Home Town: Indooroopilly, Brisbane, Queensland
Schooling: Taringa State School
Occupation: Boilermaker
Died: Killed in Action, Pozières, France, 5 August 1916, aged 25 years
Cemetery: Serre Road Cemetery No.2
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Indooroopilly War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

20 May 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1666, Brisbane, Queensland
17 Aug 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1666, 26th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
17 Aug 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1666, 26th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Shropshire, Brisbane
12 Oct 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1666, 26th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
5 Aug 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1666, 26th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières

Death

He was killed on the same day as his brother

DAVIDSON, Percy
Service number 1662
Private
25th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 27 Jun 1889

They were both initially buried at Moquet Farm & their bodies were later transferred to Serre Rd Cemetery No 2.

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