Richard DAVIDSON

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DAVIDSON, Richard

Service Number: 3157
Enlisted: 19 March 1915, Enlisted at Melbourne
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 6th Field Ambulance
Born: St Arnaurd, Victoria, Australia, 4 August 1889
Home Town: Fitzroy, Yarra, Victoria
Schooling: St Arnaud State School, Victoria
Occupation: Medical Student
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 21 November 1915, aged 26 years
Cemetery: Lone Pine Cemetery, ANZAC
Plot 1, Row A, Grave 3 Chaplain A.P. Blanden officiated Headstone inscription reads: Dick you are ever remembered
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

19 Mar 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3157, 6th Field Ambulance, Enlisted at Melbourne
4 Jun 1915: Involvement Private, SN 3157, 6th Field Ambulance, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
4 Jun 1915: Embarked Private, SN 3157, 6th Field Ambulance, HMAT Ajana, Melbourne
21 Nov 1915: Involvement Lance Corporal, SN 3157, 6th Field Ambulance, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Thomas Harding Davidson and Mary Jane Davidson. Next of kin given as his sister Maud Fletcher nee Davidson of 144 Fergie Street, North Fitzroy, Victoria. Brother of W.S. Davidson of 11 Tranmere Street, Murrumbeena, Victoria

Date of promotion to Lance Corporal is unknown

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal