In memory of


Lawrence Lavell Davidson

who died on 25 Nov 1917

Service details
  Conflict WWI
  Service Army
  Unit 5th Battalion, Saskatchewan Regiment
  Rank Lieutenant
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  Date of death 19171125
  Cause of death died of wounds
Narrative history
  Lieutenant (5th Battalion, Saskatchewan Regiment) Lawrence Lavell (Larry) Davidson (b.1890) of Regina died 19171125 of his wounds and is buried at Wimereux community cemetery north of Boulogne, Pas-de-Calais, France. Davidson died at No. 14 General Hospital, Wimereux, where he had been evacuated after his company had been heavily gassed at Passchendaele. He was the son of John J. and Almeda G. Davidson who came from Drayton, Wellington Co., Ontario, to Yellow Grass and later Regina. Larry was a university student at Toronto (and had spent some time in the Canadian Officer Training Corps) when he enlisted at Estevan in 1916.
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Memorial information
  Saskatchewan rural municipality for commemoration 159 - Sherwood
  Cemetery or memorial location Wimereux communal cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, France    

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  Honour roll location(s) Westminster church, Regina
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Personal information
  Date of birth 18900919
  Place of birth Wellington Co, Ontario    
  Date of enlistment 19160415
  Place of enlistment Estevan    (Please click here for map.)
  Residence on enlistment Regina    (Please click here for map.)
  Occupation student
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