Canadian Virtual War Memorial

George Thorold Davidson

In memory of:

Sub-Lieutenant George Thorold Davidson

October 26, 1916

Military Service


Force:

Navy

Unit:

Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve

Division:

Hood Bn. R.N.Div

Additional Information


Commemorated on Page 570 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

THIEPVAL MEMORIAL
Somme, France

Grave Reference:

Pier and Face 1 A.

Location:

The Thiepval Memorial will be found on the D73, off the main Bapaume to Albert road (D929).

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Inscription– Thiepval Memorial - April 2017 … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Stone of Remembrance– Stone of Remembrance - Thiepval Memorial - April 2017 … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Thiepval Memorial– Thiepval Memorial - April 2017 … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Photo of George Thorold Davidson– Toronto Star, October 31st, 1916.
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Osgood Hall Memorial– George Thorold Davidson's name is inscribed on the Osgoode Hall War Memorial in Toronto.
  • Newspaper Clipping 2
  • Roll of Service– From the "University of Toronto / Roll of Service 1914-1918", published in 1921.
  • Commemorative Plaque– Memorial Plaque commemorating barristers and students, members of the Alberta law society, who died while serving in the First World War.
  • Newspaper Clipping (3)
  • Newspaper Clipping (4)– A poem written by Sub-Lieutenant George Thorold Davidson.
  • Plaque– 1914-1918 Memorial tablet, Bloor Street Presbyterian Church, 300 Bloor St. 
West, Toronto, Ontario.  This congregation was established in 1887, and in 
1925 became the Bloor Street United Church.  The tablet was unveiled on May 
16th, 1920.  It was inscribed:  "In memory of the men of Bloor Street 
Presbyterian Church who went out to battle and died for Freedom's cause.   
They feared not Death and meeting it they won the Victor's Crown."
  • Photo of George Davidson– From: The Varsity Magazine Supplement published by The Students Administrative Council, University of Toronto 1916.  
Submitted for the Soldiers' Tower Committee, University of Toronto, by Operation Picture Me.
  • Photo of George Davidson– From: The Varsity Magazine Supplement Fourth Edition 1918
published by The Students Administrative Council, University of Toronto.  
Submitted for the Soldiers' Tower Committee, University of Toronto, by Operation Picture Me.
  • Photo of George Thorold Davidson– In memory of the Harbord Collegiate Institute students who served during World War I and World War II and did not return home.

Submitted for the project Operation: Picture Me
  • Crest– In memory of the Harbord Collegiate Institute students who served during World War I and World War II and did not return home.

Submitted for the project Operation: Picture Me
  • Memorial Plaque– In memory of the Harbord Collegiate Institute students who served during World War I and World War II and did not return home.

Submitted for the project Operation: Picture Me
  • Memorial– In memory of the Harbord Collegiate Institute students who served during World War I and World War II and did not return home.

Submitted for the project Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping

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