The AIF Project


Date of birth13 March 1881
OccupationMedical practitioner
AddressPort Pirie, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation34.4
Height5' 9"
Weight160 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Lorna M Dawson, Port Pirie, South Australia
Enlistment date26 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit name2nd Australian General Hospital, Special Reinforcements
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 26 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal RollArmy Mobile Veterinary Corps
FateReturned to Australia 9 September 1916
Discharge date20 November 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia from Southampton on board HS 'Kanowna', 9 September 1916; appointment terminated (discharged), 20 November 1916.

SourcesNAA: B2455, DAWSON Dean

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