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DAVIDSON – Archibald 25th Regiment

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25th Regiment King’s Own Scottish Borderers
NameDAVIDSON – Archibald
Regiment (s)25th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 208
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
30th June 1825 / 16 years / Glasgow Scotland
Description – Height
5 Ft 5 in
Fair / Blue / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationWest Indies – 10 years 94 days
Length of Service13 years 358 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 30th June 1841 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNot yet known
Intended Residence at
Banff (WO 97)
Pension Districts1845 Paisley
1852 Ayr
1857 Western Australia
Pension Paid6d per diem – 1873 pension increased to 1/3d per diem for service in Enrolled Force
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
19th March 1857 London England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
CLARA 3rd July 1857
Date/Place of Birth1809 Torryburn Fife Scotland
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
Not yet known
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeArchibald B 1854 Scotland
M McCARTHY Theresa Mary 13th August 1878 Fremantle Western Australia daughter of SM Timothy McCarthy (Lord Raglan)
D 7th May 1930 North Perth Western Australia age 76
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
2nd WifeMCDONALD Margaret (tentative)
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 2nd WifeNot yet known
Land Grants Western
Allocated North Fremantle Lot P52
2 acres
Resumed after Davidson’s death reallocated to William Ralph GEORGE 1881
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper Articles
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial21st August 1878 Perth Western Australia
East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide Index
1841 Archibald Davidson 208 Private 25th Foot Location Brecon Wales
Discharge due to Chronic Catarrh and bad health
Until 1874 Archibald (Snr) resided in Fremantle but then transferred to 1st Perth District.