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Regimental number1608
Place of birthGladstone, Tasmania
AddressUrquhart Street, Queenstown, Tasmania
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinWife, Mrs M Dawson, Urquhart Street, Queenstown, Tasmania
Enlistment date15 December 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 2 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 16 May 1915
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Stated to be Jack McRay Dawson on NR
Date of death16 May 1915
Place of burialChatby War Memorial Cemetery (Row M, Grave No. 170), Egypt.`
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Town. Queenstown, Tasmania
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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