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Ross Campbell DAWSON

Date of birth14 November 1881
ReligionMethodist
OccupationAuditor
AddressRosnell, Trafalgar Avenue, Roseville, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinWife, Mrs R C Dawson, Rosnell, Trafalgar Avenue, Roseville, New South Wales
Enlistment date27 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentMajor
Unit name1st Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A19 Afric on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
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Major


Unit: 1st Battalion
Promotion date: 27 August 1914

FateReturned to Australia 28 January 1916
Family/military connectionsBrothers: Captain Edward DAWSON, 3rd Bn, killed in action, 6 August 1915; 1954 Pte James Roxburgh DAWSON,1-5 Light Trench Mortar Battery, returned to Australia, 31 October 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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