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Full Name
Arthur Kelso Davidson
Rank Last Held
Lance Sergeant
Forename(s)
Arthur Kelso
Surname
Davidson
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
1304
Gender
Male
Date of Birth
8 July 1917
First Known Rank
Trooper
Occupation before Enlistment
Sharemilker
Next of Kin
Mrs M.A. Gibbs (sister), Cambridge, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Okoroire, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation
Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF), 1st Echelon
Embarkation Unit
2 Divisional Cavalry
Embarkation Date
5 January 1940
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Destination
Egypt
Nominal Roll Number
WW2 1
Page on Nominal Roll
WW2 46
Campaigns
Italy
Last Unit Served
Divisional Cavalry
Place of Death
Italy
Date of Death
23 September 1944
Age at Death
27
Year of Death
1944
Cause of Death
Killed in action
Cemetery Name
Coriano Ridge War Cemetery, Italy
Grave Reference
XIV.A.4.
Biographical Notes
Son of James Cole Davidson and Emma Davidson.
Description of Image
Portrait, Weekly News
Further References
Loughnan, R. (1963). p. 370.
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