St. Catharines Standard - A resident of this community for the past 4 years and well known and very highly respected by many friends, Thomas Davidson, beloved husband of Agnes Stewart Brown Davidson, 28 Henley Dr., passed away on Wednesday afternoon at St. Catharines General Hospital following an illness of one week.
Born in Chapel Hill, Scotland, he was in his 80th year and during his residence here enjoyed the acquaintance of many friends who will learn with sincere regret of his passing.
He was a veteran of the First Great War and had also served 22 years in the Imperial Army and 21 years in the Canadian Army where he was a first class warrant officer and signal instructor. He was also an instructor in the Royal Archers in Edinburgh and was on the guard of honor for the late Queen Victoria during her residence at Balmoral Castle.
He is survived by his sorrowing widow, one son, James W. Davidson, of Deep River, Ont., and two daughters, Mrs. Philip Kromberg of Vankleek Hill, Ont., and Mrs. Edward H. Cudney of Winona, Ont. One sister and two brothers in Scotland and 13 grandchildren also survive.