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Albert Edward DAWSON

Regimental number2634
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
SchoolNewington College, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
Address'Kilgin', Walton Crescent, Abbotsford, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinFather, Henry Dawson, 'Kilgin', Walton Crescent, Abbotsford, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 December 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll9 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Light Horse Regiment, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/6/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 2 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Light Horse Regiment
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular'He received his wound whilst carrying a wounded comrade off the field.' Details from Sister.
FateDied of wounds 4 November 1917
Place of death or woundingTel Khweifch
Age at death33
Place of burialBeersheba War Cemetery (Row D, Grave No. 1), Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
2
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Phyllis P. DAWSON. Native of Sydney, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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