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Alfred Ernest DAWSON

Regimental number850
Place of birthRandwick New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address17 Pine Street, Newtown, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinWife, Mrs Lena Winifred Dawson, c/o Messrs. Madden Bros, High Street, Epping, New South Wales
Enlistment date5 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A40 Ceramic on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


For untiring industry and concern in the welfare of the men as Canteen Sergeant.
Recommendation date: 7 September 1917

FateReturned to Australia 8 January 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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