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James DAWSON

Regimental number3951
Place of birthBrisbane, Queensland
SchoolRosalie, Brisbane, Queensland
OccupationTailor
AddressElizabeth Street, Rosalie, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Margaret Dawson, Elizabeth Street, Rosalie, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date1 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT Wandilla on 31 January 1916
Unit from Nominal Roll49th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 September 1916
Place of death or woundingMouquet Farm, Pozieres, France
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialAIF Burial Ground, Grass Lane (Plot XV, Row F, Grave No. 28), Flers, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
148
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Margaret DAWSON, Elizabeth Street, Rosalie, Brisbane, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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