Sergeant John Davidson

Sergeant John Davidson, 7th/8th Battalion, Kings Own Scottish Borderers. He was killed in Belgium on 18th August 1917, aged 38, during the Battle of Third Ypres and is commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, Flanders, Belgium. He was the son of Mary and the late Thomas Davidson of 53 South Bridge Street, Bathgate and the husband of Jane Davidson of 71 Low Greens, Berwick. At that time the Battalion were holding front line trenches between the Zonnebeke Road and Frost Farm and ther were constant casualties through shellfire.

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