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Robert Dunlop Davidson

In memory of:

Pilot Officer Robert Dunlop Davidson

June 28, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

J/88096

Age:

21

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

401 Sqdn.

Additional Information


Son of William and Jessie McLeod Davidson, of Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 287 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

COUTERNE (LIGNOU) CHURCHYARD
Orne, France

Grave Reference:

N/A

Location:

Couterne is a village and commune 20 kilometres west-north-west of Alencon, on the main route to Domfront (N.12 and N.807 roads). The village is on the N.807 road between Pre-en-Pail, some 12 miles (20 kilometres) to the south-east, and Domfront about the same distance to the north-west. Lignou is a hamlet 2 kilometres north of the village. There is 1 Commonwealth burial of the 1939-1945 war here in the churchyard at Lignou, near the south western corner and entrance.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Photo of Robert Dunlop Davidson
  • Newspaper clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of ROBERT DUNLOP DAVIDSON– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Grave Marker
  • Photo of Robert Dunlop Davidson– Here is a photo of Davidson, in second a picture of me putting flowers on his grave and finally a photo of a poster , as we have just opened an exhibition of planes parts fallen in Normandy of 1944. Pieces of Davidson's spitfire plane are displayed in the exhibition.  I will put flowers on his grave every year.

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