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Edric Athol DAWSON

Regimental number1634
Place of birthForbes New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBank clerk
AddressCommercial Bank, Braidwood, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, R Weston, Dawson, Braidwood, New South Wales
Enlistment date26 April 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 12 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 10 August 1918
Place of burialVignacourt British Cemetery (Plot VI, Row B, Grave No. 20), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
82
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Town. Braidwood, New South Wales

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