DAVIDSON, Douglas Malcolm
South Wales Borderers
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Tuesday, March 16, 1943
Killed in action or died of wounds
Captain Douglas Davidson MC died of wounds sustained on the 14th March whilst leading a patrol and being engaged by the enemy. The location for the entry recorded in the War Diary shows Sidi es Siah. (Source: No 1 Commando War Diary March 1943.) He was awarded the MC for his gallantry in North Africa. (Source: London Gazette Supplement 35987, page 1846.) A former pupil of Radley College where in 1931 he had become a senior prefect and captain of boats. The College have kindly provided us with a copy of their image to use. For more information click on this link to the Radley Roll of Honour.
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