George M. Davidson (1890 - 1917)

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George M. Davidson
1890 - 1917
updated February 06, 2019
George M. Davidson was born around 1890. He died on December 1, 1917 at 27 years of age.

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George M. Davidson

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M.

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Rocquigny-equancourt Road British Cemetery Manancourt, in France

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Service number: 133604
Rank: Gunner
Regiment: Royal Field Artillery
Unit/ship/squadron: d Bty. 161st Bde.

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George M. Davidson died on December 1, 1917 at age 27. He was buried in Rocquigny-equancourt Road British Cemetery Manancourt, France. He was born around 1890. We have no information about George's family.
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1890 - 1917 World Events

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In 1890, in the year that George M. Davidson was born, on December 29th, the Wounded Knee Massacre occurred in South Dakota on the Lakota Pine Ridge Indian Reservation . The U.S. 7th Cavalry Regiment said that they rode into the Lakota camp "trying to disarm" the inhabitants. One person, Black Coyote - who was deaf - held onto his rifle, saying that he paid a lot of money for it. Shots rang out and by the end at least 153 Lakota Sioux - some estimates say 300 - and 25 troops had died. The site of the massacre is a National Historic Landmark.

In 1900, by the time he was only 10 years old, artist Henri Matisse, born in 1869 in France, began the fauvist movement. Only lasting a few years in popularity (ending around 1904), fauvism was in many ways the beginning of modern art. Matisse was fond of bright, vibrant colors and used them in his paintings - contrary to the muted use of color previously. While the fauvist movement declined in popularity, Matisse did not and he went on to create many more works of art and even a museum for his work, 2 years before his death in 1954. (In French, les Fauves means "the wild beasts". Matisse and those who followed his example were called "beasts" because of the bold colors that they used in their artwork.)

In 1904, at the age of merely 14 years old, George was alive when the United States acquired the Panama Canal Zone. Now an unincorporated territory of the U.S., the Canal Zone had been previously held by the French, who were constructing a canal. The U.S. took over the construction of the Panama Canal and it was finally finished in 1914, when it was opened to commercial shipping. The United States held the Canal Zone until 1979.

In 1917, in the year of George M. 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

Other Davidsons

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
Gordon Davidson
around 1925 - Oct 25, 1944
Gordon B. Davidson
around 1916 - Dec 31, 1943
Gordon Findlay Davidson
Died: Dec 3, 1945
Gordon John Davidson
around 1924 - Jul 7, 1945

Other Bios

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
Gordon Davidson
around 1925 - Oct 25, 1944
Gordon B. Davidson
around 1916 - Dec 31, 1943
Gordon Findlay Davidson
Died: Dec 3, 1945
Gordon John Davidson
around 1924 - Jul 7, 1945
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