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Robert DAWSON

Regimental number1012
Place of birthHarwood Clarence New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressSwift Street, Ballina, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Florence Dawson, Swift Street, Ballina, New South Wales
Enlistment date8 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Light Horse Regiment, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/7/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 2 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Light Horse Regiment
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31138 (22 January 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61 (23 May 1919).
Recommendation date: Refers 14 July 1918

FateReturned to Australia 13 March 1919
Other details

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

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