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Davidson, R.


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Haliburton Boy Killed in Holland

Haliburton, Feb. 5 CPNS)—Haliburton citizens were shocked on Friday, Feb. 2nd, when word reached the village that Gnr. Ross F. Davidson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Davidson, was killed on active service in Holland on Jan. 29th.

Gnr. Davidson enlisted with the 45th at Lindsay and has been overseas three years. He was with a 7th Canadian Army Field Regiment.

Gnr. Ross Davidson was a member of the United Church and was well-known in hockey circles. He spent his boyhood days in Haliburton and was a favorite among the boys at school and in the field of sport. Before enlisting, he was employed at the local post office.

Besides his father, he is survived by two sisters, Loretta and Bernice of Toronto, and two brothers, Aiken of Toronto, and Cpl. Bernard Davidson, who is in a convalescent hospital in England.

Deepest sympathy is extended to the bereaved family.

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Lieut. F. Ross Davidson of Haliburton joined the 45th Canadian Army Field Regiment in Lindsay on 8 September 1939 and went overseas in November 1941. He took an Officers Training Course and received his commission in July, 1944.
Date of Publication:
29 Jan 1945
Date Of Event:
29 Jan 1945
Subject(s):
Personal Name(s):
Ross Davidson ; Bernard Davidson ; Aiken Davidson ; Loretta Davidson ; Bernice Davidson
Collection:
World War II Service Files
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 45.16682 Longitude: -78.49955
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Davidson, R.


Lieut. F. Ross Davidson of Haliburton joined the 45th Canadian Army Field Regiment in Lindsay on 8 September 1939 and went overseas in November 1941. He took an Officers Training Course and received his commission in July, 1944.