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DavidsonGeorge33115Lance CorporalSource: QSA Medal Rolls110th Company, 2nd Btn, IY
DavidsonGeorge3206Source: Attestation papers. See image on this site.Railway Pioneer Regiment
DavidsonGeorge27060TrooperSource: Nominal roll in WO127Prince of Wales Light Horse
DavidsonGeorge27064TrooperSource: Nominal roll in WO127Prince of Wales Light Horse
DavidsonGeorge39635TrooperNo known Company. Served in 31st Btn IY
Source: QSA Medal Rolls
Imperial Yeomanry
DavidsonGeorge26Occupation: Iron Moulder. Next of kin: Wife. Address: Observatory .
Source: Attestation paper in WO126
Town Guard and District Mounted Troops
DavidsonGeorge HarryCaptainDAVIDSON, GEORGE HARRY, Captain, was born 16 September 1866, at Inveresk House, Inveresk,  Midlothian, son of Archibald Davidson, grandson of Reverend Dr Davidson, of Muirhouse and Hatton, Midlothian, late Sheriff of the Lothians and Peebles.  He was educated at Wellington College.  He was commissioned in the Royal Scots 4 May 1887, becoming Lieutenant 12 October 1889, and serving in Zululand with the Mounted Infantry.  From 21 August 1894 to 19 February 1898, he was Adjutant, Royal Scots, and from 21 February 1898 to 20 February 1903, Adjutant, Militia and he was promoted to Captain 14 March, 1899.  Captain Davidson served in South Africa, 1900-2, as Adjutant, 3rd Battalion Royal Scots, from 28 March, 1900.  He was present in operations in the Orange Free State, February to May 1900; operations in the Transvaal, west of Pretoria, July to 29 November 1900, including the action at Venterskroon (9 August); operations in Orange River Colony May to 29 November 1900; operations in Cape Colony, south of Orange River, 1900; operations in Orange River Colony from 31 November 1900.  He was mentioned in Despatches [London Gazette, 10 September 1901], received the Queen's Medal with three clasps, the King's Medal with two clasps, and was created a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order [London Gazette, 27 September 1901]: "George Harry Davidson, Captain, Royal Scots.  In recognition of services during the operations in Cape Colony".  The Insignia, Warrant, etc, were sent to the OC, Scottish District, Edinburgh, 16 June, 1902, and presented by Colonel A Broadwood 19 June, 1902.  He was promoted to Major 14 August 1904, and retired from the Royal Scots 8 October 1910, entering the Reserve of Officers.  Major Davidson married 12 August 1891, at Claremont, Cape Colony, Ethel Maud Fairbairn, daughter of James Fairbairn, of Ledgerwood, Claremont, and they had one son, Archibald Randall, and two daughters, Nancy Valentine Enid and Sheila Mary.
Source: DSO recipients (VC and DSO Book)
Royal Scots (Lothian Regiment)
DavidsonGeorge JohnstonFarr/CorporalUnit: K. troop. Missing in actiion, escaped, no further information.
Source: List of Jameson raiders
DavidsonGeorge L3353CookSource: Nominal roll in WO127Kitchener's Horse
DavidsonGeorge Stephan23537CorporalSource: Nominal roll in WO127Kitchener's Horse
DavidsonGeorge William344SergeantSource: OZ-Boer databaseNew South Wales, NSW Citizen's Bushmen
DavidsonH1978PrivateSeverely wounded. Bethlehem, 6 July 1900
2nd Battalion.
Source: South African Field Force Casualty Roll
(King's Own) Yorkshire Light Infantry
DavidsonHPrivateQSA (0)
Source: WO100/284
Newcastle Town Guard
DavidsonH2nd Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
(King's Own) Yorkshire Light Infantry
DavidsonH 6577Private2nd Btn. Killed at Elandslaagte. 21 Oct 1899.
Source: Natal Field Force Casualty Roll, page 167 line 18
Gordon Highlanders
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