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PostSubject: Patrick Davidson   Sun Oct 27, 2013 10:02 pm

 "Patrick Davidson, of Inchmarlo, N.B.; A.D.C. to Commander-in-Chief in India 1875-76, and to Governor of Gibraltar 1881-82; served in Zululand 1879, being wounded at Ulundi, and in Afghan War 1880; created C.B. for his services in the South African War 1899- 1900; retired 1904; married (1887) Lady Theodora Keppel, daughter of the 7th Earl of Albemarle."
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PostSubject: Re: Patrick Davidson   Sun Oct 27, 2013 10:31 pm

Colonel Leslie Davidson was born in 1850. He was the son of Patrick Davidson. He married Lady Theodora Keppel, daughter of William Coutts Keppel, 7th Earl of Albemarle and Sophia Mary MacNab, on 1 February 1887. He died on 3 August 1915, killed on active service.
    He was invested as a Companion, Order of the Bath (C.B.). He held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.). He held the office of Gentleman Usher to HM King George V. He gained the rank of Colonel in the service of the Royal Horse Artillery.

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PostSubject: Re: Patrick Davidson   Sun Oct 27, 2013 10:42 pm

Colonel William Leslie Davidson, C.B., Royal Artillery, Gentleman Usher to the King, died of heart failure at Rouen on August 3 while on active service.
Colonel Davidson, who was 65 years of age, was the second son of the late Patrick Davidson, LLD, of Inchmarlo, and entered the Army in July, 1869, obtaining his coloneley in April, 1900. In 1875-7 he was A.D.C. to the Commander-in-Chief, India, and in 1881-2 to the government of Gibraltar. Colonel Davidson was wounded in the Zulu campaign, 1879, and was mentioned in dispatches. He saw active service again in the Afghan War, 1880, and in the South African War, where he was Colonel on the Staff for Royal Artillery. He was present at the relief of Kimberley, Paardeberg, Poplar Grove, Dreifontein, and Karee Siding; and for his services, which were mentioned in dispatches, received the Queen's Medal with four clasps and was made a C.B.
Colonel Davidson, who had been Gentleman Usher to the King since 1913, married, in 1887, Lady Theodora, eldest daughter of the 7th Earl of Albemarle, and leaves two sons and four daughters. His nephew, captain D. H. Davidson, Seaforth Highlanders, was killed on May 9.

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