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Ernest Francis DAWSON

Regimental number1158
Place of birthWunghun, Victoria
Other NamesErnest Frank
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressForrest via Birregurra, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Frank Dawson, Forrest via Birregurra, Victoria
Enlistment date16 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll19 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Light Horse Regiment, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/18/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT SS Hawkes Bay on 26 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 8 April 1919
Other details

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

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