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William Henry DAWSON

Regimental number643
Place of birthDeniliquin New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressMathoura, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, Charles Dawson, Mathoura, New South Wales
Enlistment date14 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915
31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D sailed on two ships, HMAT A62 Wandilla, 9th November 1915 from Melbourne, and HMAT A41 Bakara, 5 November 1915, from Melbourne. It is not possible to tell from the Embarkation Roll on which ship an individual embarked.
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 5 November 1915
31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D sailed on two ships, HMAT A62 Wandilla, 9th November 1915 from Melbourne, and HMAT A41 Bakara, 5 November 1915, from Melbourne. It is not possible to tell from the Embarkation Roll on which ship an individual embarked.
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 28 March 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2176 Pte Charles Francis DAWSON, 46th Bn, killed in action, 11 April 1917.

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