Richard William DEWSON MC, DCM

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DEWSON, Richard William

Service Number: 501
Enlisted: 21 August 1914, Kensington, New South Wales
Last Rank: Captain
Last Unit: 3rd Divisional Train
Born: Newton-Le-Willows, England, 25 July 1880
Home Town: Hobart, Tasmania
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Career Soldier
Died: Killed in Action, France, 27 May 1918, aged 37 years
Cemetery: Longueau British Cemetery
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

21 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Warrant Officer, SN 501, Kensington, New South Wales
18 Oct 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Warrant Officer, SN 501, 1st Divisional Train, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
18 Oct 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Warrant Officer, SN 501, 1st Divisional Train, HMAT Afric, Sydney
25 Apr 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Warrant Officer, SN 501, 1st Divisional Train, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
7 Sep 1915: Wounded Warrant Officer, SN 501, 1st Divisional Train, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli, Shell wound (knee)
3 Jun 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Captain, 3rd Divisional Train, HMAT Persic, Melbourne
3 Jun 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Captain, 3rd Divisional Train, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
27 May 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Captain, 3rd Divisional Train, "Peaceful Penetration - Low-Cost, High-Gain Tactics on the Western Front"

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