Laid to rest at the Field of Honour.


Born: 6th May 1910, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland.

Died: 26th March 1942; age: 31; collasped after playing a football match at Needham Market on Thursday 26th March, in the afternoon – heart failure.

Residence: London N.W.

Gazetted 16th May 1941 – Cadet David Davidson from O.C.T.U. to be Lieutenant – 1st March 1941 – The Queen’s Royal.


Rank: Lieutenant; Service Number: 174904.

Regiment: The Queen’s Royal Regiment (West Surrey), 2/7th Battalion.


Grave Reference:


Ipswich Old Cemetery,



Relatives Notified & Address: Son of David Rough Davidson & Barbara Hughes Davidson; husband of Catherine Davidson, of Hampstead, London.




1911   182, Lochee Road, Logie, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland.


David was 10 months old and living with his parents.

David Rough Davidson, 25, a House Painter, born St. Peter’s, Dundee, Forfarshire.

Barbara Hughes Davidson (nee Thompson), 24, born Dundee.


David’s mother, Barbara Hughes Davidson died December 1934, at Victoria Infirmary, Glasgow, Lanarkshire.


David is also remembered on the City of Dundee Roll of Honour, Angus, Scotland.

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