Son of Charles A. and Lucretia M. Davidson; born April 16, 1889, Mercer County KY. Moved to Randolph County, Ind., in 1905. Proprietor of restaurant. Entered service on September 21, 1917. Winchester, Ind. Sent to Camp Taylor, KY. Transferred to Camp Shelby, Miss. Overseas June 12, 1918; assigned to Company M. 165th. Infantry, 42nd. (Rainbow) Division. Killed in action October 17, 1918, Sommerance, France. Buried, Landres-et-St. Georges, Ardennes, France. Survived by widow Esta Davidson, Winchester, Ind.