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Clarence DAVIDSON

Regimental number226
Place of birthWanderah, South Australia
SchoolWanderah East Public School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressWanderah East, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21.6
Height5' 8.5"
Weight136 lbs
Next of kinMrs. S.A. Davidson, Wanderah East, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 1.6 years in the 24th Australian Light Horse, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Place of enlistmentMorphettville, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 22 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of wounds 26 June 1915
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialPieta Military Cemetery (Plot XXV, Grave No. 6), Malta
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
3
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Richard and Sarah Ann DAVIDSON, Wandearah, South Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: 497 Pte Lindsay DAVIDSON, 4th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 29 March 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, DAVIDSON Clarence

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