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William DAWE

Regimental number6997
Place of birthCodrington, Victoria
SchoolCodrington School, Codrington, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressGPO, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation38
Next of kinFather, G Dawe, Codrington, Victoria
Enlistment date27 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 16 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 20 May 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death41.11
Age at death from cemetery records41
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery Extenion (Block Q, Plot III, Row K, Grave No. 10), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
72
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Yambuk Cemetery, Victoria. Photo: Ian Marr. Parents: George and Elizabeth (d. 11 February 1905, aged 61; bu. Yambuk Cemetery) DAWE, Codrington, Victoria, Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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