Memorial: M6551

M6551

Memorial on Islay, to Captain Ernest Davidson RN, d.1918

Location

Kilchoman Military Cemetery, Islay, Argye and Bute

Transcript

'IN LOVING MEMORY OF / CAPTAIN ERNEST HENRY GEORGE WILLIAM DAVIDSON, ROYAL NAVY / IN COMMAND OF H.M.S. OTRANTO, 6TH OCTOBER 1918.'

Details

Description: Horizontal granite cross on bed of stone chips within inscribed kerb stones. Lead lettering.
Type: Gravestone
Materials: granite
Vessel: HMS 'Otranto'

Event Category

1914-1918 First World War

People

Davidson, Ernest George William
Age: unknown
Date of Death: 6/10/1918
Cause of Death: vessel loss
Rank / Occupation: Captain
Organisation: Royal Navy

Extra

Notes: HMS 'Otranto' wrecked on Islay following a collision.

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