George Rae Davidson (1896 - 1917)

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George Rae Davidson
1896 - 1917
updated February 06, 2019
George Rae Davidson was born around 1896. He died on May 4, 1917 at 21 years old.

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George Rae Davidson

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George

Middle name

Rae

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Male

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Death

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Burial / Funeral

'2614' Villers-bretonneux Memorial, in 3rd Bn.

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Service number: France
Rank: Private
Regiment: australian Infantry
Unit/ship/squadron: A.i.f.

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George Rae Davidson died on May 4, 1917 at 21 years of age. He was buried in '2614' Villers-bretonneux Memorial, 3rd Bn.. He was born around 1896. We are unaware of information about George's surviving family.
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1896 - 1917 World Events

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In 1896, in the year that George Rae Davidson was born, on August 17th, the first pedestrian v car fatality occurred in Great Britain. Bridget Driscoll, age 44, was walking with her family on the grounds of The Crystal Palace in London when she was hit by a car driven by Arthur James Edsall. Edsall claimed to be going 4.5 mph and Driscoll's death was ruled an "accidental death" after an inquest.

In 1900, when he was merely 4 years old, the German physicist Max Planck formulated an energy theory, postulating the existence of "quanta," which lays the groundwork for the quantum theory of modern physics. In December, he introduced a paper on the Planck postulate which stated that E=hv - the energy of a photon is proportional to its frequency times a constant. Planck won a Nobel Prize in 1918 for his work in theoretical Physics.

In 1902, he was only 6 years old when the modern air conditioner was invented by Willis H. Carrier. The company that he worked for needed to find a way to control humidity and by solving this problem, Carrier created a system that could be used for cooling the rooms of a house. The Sun Belt thanks him!

In 1917, in the year of George Rae Davidson's passing, it is believed that a worldwide influenza pandemic began in Asia. By 1920, it is estimated that 50 - 100 million died throughout the world (3 - 5% of the population). In the U.S. alone, 500,000 perished from what came to be called the Spanish Flu or the 1918 flu.

Other Biographies

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

Other Davidsons

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
Gordon Meldrum Davidson
Died: Aug 15, 1917
Gordon Parsons Davidson
around 1893 - May 3, 1917
Gordon Walter Davidson
around 1921 - Feb 10, 1943

Other Bios

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
Gordon Meldrum Davidson
Died: Aug 15, 1917
Gordon Parsons Davidson
around 1893 - May 3, 1917
Gordon Walter Davidson
around 1921 - Feb 10, 1943
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