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Thomas Ernest DAWSON

Regimental number2013
Place of birth134 Seymour Street, St. Pancras, London, England
SchoolLondon County Council Christ Church School, St. Pancras, London, England
Age on arrival in Australia20
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm hand
AddressClinton, Inverell, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Dawson, 56 Clarendon Street, London W, England
Enlistment date16 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 16 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollBombardier
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Medium Trench Mortar Battery
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal (Crossed through)


Killed in Action 3 December 1916.
Recommendation date: 28 November 1916

FateKilled in Action 7 December 1916
Place of death or woundingAlbert, France
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialBernafay Wood British Cemetery (Row G. Grave No. 51), Montauban, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
19
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frederick Thomas and Elizabeth DAWSON, 38 Stibbington Street, Somers Town, London, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals:Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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