CEF Soldier Detail

Private James Davison
Died: October 31, 1917

Regimental Number:
487453
Survived War:
No
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry
Company:
Place of Birth:
Moneymore, County Derry
Country:
Ireland
Next of Kin:
Andrew Davison(father), Chilliwack, B.C., Canada
Address at Enlistment:
1609 10th Avenue, W. Galgary, Canada
Date of Birth:
June 3, 1887
Trade or Calling:
Travelling Salesman
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
Yes
Place of Enlistment:
Montreal, Quebec
Date of Enlistment:
December 27, 1915
Age at enlistment:
28
Height:
Chest:
Expansion:
Religion:
Unknown
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Died of Wounds
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
October 31, 1917
Age at Death:
30
Buried at:
Nine Elms British Cemetery, Belgium
Plot:
VIII. B. 20.
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 1Box 2321-32
Canadian Virtual War Memorial
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Private Canadian Infantry Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry
Private Canadian Infantry 5th University Company
Private Canadian Infantry 6th University Company

Son of Andrew and Clara Davison, of 1817, 4th Avenue East, Vancouver, B.C. Son of Andrew and Clara Davison, of 1817, 4th Avenue East, Vancouver, B.C.

Original overseas unit 5th University Company. Joined the P.P.C.L.I. in the field February 4, 1917. Wounded at Passchendaele and died the next day.