Percy DAVIDSON

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DAVIDSON, Percy

Service Number: 1662
Enlisted: 14 May 1915, Brisbane, Queensland
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 25th Infantry Battalion
Born: Taringa, Queensland, 27 June 1889
Home Town: Indooroopilly, Brisbane, Queensland
Schooling: Taringa State School
Occupation: Saw-mill machinist
Died: Killed in Action, France, 5 August 1916, aged 27 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

14 May 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1662, Brisbane, Queensland
29 Jun 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1662, 25th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
29 Jun 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1662, 25th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Aeneas, Brisbane
4 Sep 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1662, 25th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
5 Aug 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1662, 25th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières

Death

Killed on the same day as his brother

DAVIDSON, Eric Russell
Service number 1666
Private
26th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 10 Jun 1891

They were both initially buried at Moquet Farm. Their bodies were later moved to Serre Rd Cemetery No 2.

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