George Johnston Davidson (1898 - 1917)

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George Johnston Davidson
1898 - 1917
updated February 06, 2019
George Johnston Davidson was born around 1898. He died on April 9, 1917 at 19 years of age.

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George Johnston Davidson

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Johnston

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Anzin-st. Aubin British Cemetery I. B. 1., in France

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Service number: 350826
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment: Royal Scots
Unit/ship/squadron: 9th Bn.

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George Johnston Davidson passed away on April 9, 1917 at 19 years of age. He was buried in Anzin-st. Aubin British Cemetery I. B. 1., France. He was born around 1898. We have no information about George's immediate family.
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1898 - 1917 World Events

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In 1898, in the year that George Johnston Davidson was born, on March 24th, Robert Allison of Pennsylvania became the first person to buy an American-built car. He bought a Winton, which he had seen in an advertisement in Scientific American. The Winton, built in Ohio, was made by hand and came with a leather roof, padded seats, gas lamps, and tires made by B.F. Goodrich.

In 1900, when he was merely 2 years old, when Floradora opened on Broadway. A huge success in London - opening in 1899 and running for 455 performances - the musical was even more successful in New York - running for 552 performances. The "Floradora girls" were the hit of the show - a "sextette of tall, gorgeous damsels, clad in pink walking costumes, black picture hats and carrying frilly parasols who swished onto the stage and captivated New York for no other reason than they were utterly stunning" ("tall and gorgeous" translated to 5'4"). A sensation, each Floradora girl was said to have married a millionaire.

In 1907, at the age of merely 9 years old, George was alive when radiometric dating, a recently discovered technology that could date rocks, found that the earth was 2.2 billion years old which was dramatically older than previously thought. Later refinements and advancements in science would date the age of the earth at over 4.5 billion years.

In 1917, in the year of George Johnston Davidson's passing, the NHL (National Hockey League) was established as a response to the demise of the National Hockey Association (NHA). The first superstar of the League was "Phantom" Joe Malone of the Montreal Canadiens, a leading scorer with records that still stand. The Canadiens won the NHL championship over the Senators.

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Other George Davidsons

George William Davidson
around 1923 - Jan 11, 1941
George Walker Davidson
around 1922 - Aug 30, 1944
George Vivian Davidson
around 1896 - Apr 21, 1917
George Thorold Davidson
Died: Oct 26, 1916
George Thomas Davidson
1917 - Jul 1, 1942
Sale, Australia
George Teasdale Davidson
around 1920 - Mar 15, 1942
George Russell Davidson
Died: Dec 29, 1943
George Rae Davidson
around 1896 - May 4, 1917
George Preston Davidson
around 1898 - Oct 4, 1917
George M. Davidson
Died: Nov 28, 1917
George M. Davidson
around 1890 - Dec 1, 1917
George Leslie Davidson
around 1916 - Apr 13, 1942
George Leslie Davidson
around 1890 - Dec 2, 1917
George Lachlan Harold Davidson
1915 - Jun 10, 1945
Mildura, Australia

Other Davidsons

George Lachlan Harold Davidson
1915 - Jun 10, 1945
Mildura, Australia
George Leslie Davidson
around 1890 - Dec 2, 1917
George Leslie Davidson
around 1916 - Apr 13, 1942
George M. Davidson
around 1890 - Dec 1, 1917
George M. Davidson
Died: Nov 28, 1917
George Preston Davidson
around 1898 - Oct 4, 1917
George Rae Davidson
around 1896 - May 4, 1917
George Russell Davidson
Died: Dec 29, 1943
George Teasdale Davidson
around 1920 - Mar 15, 1942
George Thomas Davidson
1917 - Jul 1, 1942
Sale, Australia
George Thorold Davidson
Died: Oct 26, 1916
George Vivian Davidson
around 1896 - Apr 21, 1917
George Walker Davidson
around 1922 - Aug 30, 1944
George William Davidson
around 1923 - Jan 11, 1941
George Wilson Davidson
around 1897 - Dec 27, 1917
Gerald Hazley Davidson
around 1896 - Mar 9, 1947
Gerald Louis Davidson
around 1886 - Jul 11, 1916
Gideon Davidson
Died: Jun 26, 1943
Gilbert Davidson
Died: Aug 28, 1915
Gladys May Davidson
around 1914 - Jun 20, 1942

Other Bios

George Lachlan Harold Davidson
1915 - Jun 10, 1945
Mildura, Australia
George Leslie Davidson
around 1890 - Dec 2, 1917
George Leslie Davidson
around 1916 - Apr 13, 1942
George M. Davidson
around 1890 - Dec 1, 1917
George M. Davidson
Died: Nov 28, 1917
George Preston Davidson
around 1898 - Oct 4, 1917
George Rae Davidson
around 1896 - May 4, 1917
George Russell Davidson
Died: Dec 29, 1943
George Teasdale Davidson
around 1920 - Mar 15, 1942
George Thomas Davidson
1917 - Jul 1, 1942
Sale, Australia
George Thorold Davidson
Died: Oct 26, 1916
George Vivian Davidson
around 1896 - Apr 21, 1917
George Walker Davidson
around 1922 - Aug 30, 1944
George William Davidson
around 1923 - Jan 11, 1941
George Wilson Davidson
around 1897 - Dec 27, 1917
Gerald Hazley Davidson
around 1896 - Mar 9, 1947
Gerald Louis Davidson
around 1886 - Jul 11, 1916
Gideon Davidson
Died: Jun 26, 1943
Gilbert Davidson
Died: Aug 28, 1915
Gladys May Davidson
around 1914 - Jun 20, 1942
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