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William Norman Davison

In memory of:

Private William Norman Davison

November 4, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

27880

Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

15th Bn.

Citation(s):

1914-1915 Star, Victory Medal, British War Medal.

Additional Information


Born:

June 21, 1894
Moneymore, Ireland

Enlistment:

September 22, 1914
Valcartier, Québec

Son of Harper Campbell Davison and Mary Ellis Davison, of 47, Barkston Gardens, Earl's Court, London, England. He listed his civilian occupation as bookkeeper.

Commemorated on Page 76 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

ZOUAVE VALLEY CEMETERY, SOUCHEZ
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

II. H. 7.

Location:

Souchez is a village some 12 kilometres north of Arras on the main road to Bethune and ZOUAVE VALLEY CEMETERY is one mile south-east of the village. It lies in the valley which extends southwards from Souchez on the western side of Vimy Ridge.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Badge– Cap Badge 15th Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada).   Submitted by Capt V Goldman, 15th Bn Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Shoulder patch– Shoulder Patch 15th Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada).   Submitted by Capt V Goldman, 15th Bn Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Record of Service– Record of Service Card (front side).  Courtesy 48th Highlanders of Canada Regimental Museum.  Submitted by 15th Bn Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Record of Service– Record of Service Card (reverse side).  Courtesy 48th Highlanders of Canada Regimental Museum.  Submitted by 15th Bn Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Grave marker– Submitted by 15th Bn Memorial Project Team.  Dileas Gu Brath
  • Newspaper Clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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