Friday, 2 May 2008

Lance-Corporal Harwood Davidson

Born on 9 January 1895 in Smiths Falls, Ontario - son of John and Mary H. Davidson, Smiths Falls, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: trade as carpenter, single, no current or previous military service, Presbyterian, height of 5 feet 8 inches, chest of 34 inches fully expanded, ruddy complexion, blue eyes, brown hair.

Joined the 38th Battalion, CEF, in Ottawa, Ontario, on 12 April 1915 (number 410839) - taken on the strength of the 2nd Battalion, CEF, on 25 August 1915 - wounded on 9 or 11 February 1916 - died of his wounds on 10 September 1916 - buried in Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Extension (grave VI.A.8), France.

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