Eric Douglas DAVISON

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DAVISON , Eric Douglas

Service Number: 2910
Enlisted: 1 March 1916, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 32nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Fullarton, South Australia, 19 June 1892
Home Town: Broken Hill, Broken Hill Municipality, New South Wales
Schooling: Unley Public School
Occupation: Salesman/Clerk
Died: Killed in Action, Nauroy, France, 29 September 1918, aged 26 years
Cemetery: Bellicourt British Cemetery
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Broken Hill Barrier District Roll of Honour, Broken Hill War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

1 Mar 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Adelaide, South Australia
11 Apr 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2910, 32nd Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
11 Apr 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 2910, 32nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Aeneas, Adelaide
29 Sep 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 2910, 32nd Infantry Battalion, Breaching the Hindenburg Line - Cambrai / St Quentin Canal

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Biography

The Embarkation Roll (static.awm.gov.au) incorrectly records Surname spelling as DAVIDSON

"LATE SGT. E. D. DAVISON.

Mrs. E. B. Davison, of Broken Hill, has been advised of the death of her second son, Sgt. Eric Douglas Davison, who was killed in action in France on September 29. Prior to enlisting Davison was employed at the Barrier by Wood, Son, & Co., and also by Globe Timber Mills. He was secretary of the Volunteer Engineers' Rifle Club. His brother, Cpl. Keith Davison, was killed in action on June 11." - from the Adelaide Observer 02 Nov 1918 (nla.gov.au)


 

 

 

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