Edward Charles DAWSON


DAWSON, Edward Charles

Service Number: 1444
Enlisted: 16 November 1916, Enlisted at Armidale, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 33rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Hillgrove, New South Wales, Australia, 1891
Home Town: Hillgrove, Armidale Dumaresq, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in Action, France, 30 March 1918
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave
Memorials: Armidale Memorial Fountain, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

4 May 1916: Involvement Private, SN 1444, 33rd Infantry Battalion
4 May 1916: Embarked Private, SN 1444, 33rd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Marathon, Sydney
16 Nov 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1444, Enlisted at Armidale, NSW
12 Oct 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 1444, 33rd Infantry Battalion, Gunshot wound to the left shoulder

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of John Swan Dawson of Swamp Street, Hillgrove, NSW

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal