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Corporal John Davidson

Ancestor Details

Name of Ancestor: John Macintosh Davidson

Ancestor's date of birth: 18/02/1861

Ancestor's date of death: 26/12/1926

Cause of Death: Heart Failure

Service Number: 199

Colony or State of enlistment: QLD, Place of Enlistment: Townsville Queensland

Unit: Queensland Mounted Infantry A Company

Rank attained in Boer War: CPL, Date Effective: Detail not provided

Highest Rank attained (if served after war): No post war service

Murray Page: 452

Contingent: 1st Contingent QMI

Ship: Cornwall, Date of Sailing: 11/01/1899

Memorial details: Detail not provided

Decorations: RoK-P-DR-JO & DH South African Medal

Personal Characteristics: Gentleman, tall, miner, he worked with for the Kimberley Diamond Mines before coming to Australia to live. He was born in McDuff Banff Scotland. He was a good bushman and horse rider

Reasons to go and fight: Detail not provided

Details of service in war: Detail not provided

Service and life after the Boer War: He returned to Australia on the ship "Orient" 17th January 1901

Descendant Details

Name of Descendant: Helen Mary Francis Hogan, Robina QLD

Relationship to Ancestor: Grand daughter

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