Able Seaman Walter Davidson

Able Seaman Walter Robertson Davidson, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. He was a member of the Nelson Battalion, Royal Naval Division and was killed on 6th June 1915 on Gallipoli during the Second Battle of Krithia. He is commemorated on the Helles Memorial, Helles, Gallipoli, Turkey. The 63rd Royal Naval Division was comprised of sailors and reservist who were deemed surplus to Royal Naval requirements for manning warships. Officers and men kept their naval ranks. The poet Rupert Brooke was an Officer in this Division but died of Blood Poisoning before the Gallipoli landings.

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