Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Robert Edward Davison

In memory of:

Sergeant Robert Edward Davison

February 20, 1920

Military Service


Service Number:

150869

Age:

48

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry, Canadian Expeditionary Force

Division:

79th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

July 22, 1871

Husband of Minnie I. Davison, of Fair Oak Sanatorium, Summit, New Jersey, U.S.A.

Commemorated on Page 548 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

WINNIPEG (BROOKSIDE) CEMETERY
Manitoba, Canada

Grave Reference:

Mil. 313.

Location:

The cemetery is located immediately west of the Red River College, at 3001 Notre Dame Avenue, in the city of Winnipeg, Manitoba. During the First World War, Winnipeg was the headquarters of No 10 Military District and it contained six military hospitals of 972 beds. Air force and army training camps were established in the area during the Second World War, with No 103 Canadian Army Basic Training Centre at Fort Garry. Winnipeg (Brookside) Cemetery contains 299 Commonwealth burials of the First World War and 149 from the Second World War, most of them in the special military plot.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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