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Regimental number497
Date of birth24 April 1890
Place of birthWandearah, South Australia
AddressWandearah East via Crystal Brook, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24.7
Height5' 9"
Weight158 lbs
Next of kinFather, Richard Davidson, Wanderah East via Crystal Brook, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 1.6 years in the 24th Australian Light Horse, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date30 November 1914
Place of enlistmentOaklands, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Light Horse Regiment, C Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/16/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 2 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 29 March 1919
Discharge date10 August 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 226 Corporal Clarence DAVIDSON, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, died of wounds, 26 June 1915.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Palestine

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Dorset', 29 March 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), 10 August 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death14 August 1963
Age at death73
Place of burialPort Pirie Cemetery, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, DAVIDSON Lindsay

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