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John Mitchell DAWSON

Regimental number1065
Place of birthSunderland, England
SchoolHendon Board School, Hendon, England
Age on arrival in Australia21
ReligionChurch of England
AddressRoyal Coffee Palace, Murray Street, Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinSister, Mrs R P Lawes, 14 Randolph Street, Hendon Sunderland, England
Enlistment date7 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, E Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 2 November 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular"Buried Shill Green, SO, Anzac Cove" Details from Sister.
FateKilled in Action 1 August 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death1 August 1915
Age at death26.11
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialShell Green Cemetery (Plot II, Row G, Grave No. 44), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward and Mary DAWSON.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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