DAVIDSON, Douglas Malcolm

Known as: 
Granite
Rank: 
Captain
Unit/Base: 
1 Commando
Regiment/Corps: 
South Wales Borderers
Service: 
Army
Number: 
105288
Honours & Awards: 
Died : 
Tuesday, March 16, 1943
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
30
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Capt.D.M. Davidson MC
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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