DAVIDSON, Charles Alexander
(Service number 73678)

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Date 13 November 1897 Place of Birth Mosgiel

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment 100 The Terrace, Wellington
Occupation Telegraphist
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin M. DAVIDSON (mother), Factory Road, Mosgiel
Religion Presbyterian
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 40th Reinforcements, Specialist Company
Date 10 July 1918
Transport Tahiti
Embarked From Destination Plymouth, Devon, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

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Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 26 November 1986 Age 89 years
Place of Death Auckland
Memorial or Cemetery Mangere Cemetery
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Charles Alexander Davidson was the son of Alexander and Margaret Davidson. In 1915 he was a postal cadet at Waimate. He married Mavis Grace Holmes in 1930 at Gisborne.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [16 November 2018]; information from Ken Elliot, 18 September 2018

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