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William George DAWSON

Regimental number2169
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDriver
AddressLangham Place, Portland, Port Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinWife, Mrs. Emily M.R. Dawson, Langham Place, Portland, Port Adelaide, South Australia
Enlistment date22 November 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 16 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 14 January 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in South Australian Garden of Remembrance
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death22 August 1973
Age at death83
Place of burialCheltenham Cemetery, South Australia

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