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William Robert DAWSON

Regimental number6708
Place of birthWollongong New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationCarpenter
AddressEpping, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, Charles McL Dawson, Epping, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date27 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Infantry Brigade, 8th Field Ambulance Sections B and C
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 10 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Australian General Hospital
FateReturned to Australia 3 July 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 4651 Pte James Robb DAWSON, 1st Bn, returned to Australia, 12 May 1919; 6764 Sergeant Charles McLean DAWSON, 1st Field Butchery, returned to Australia, 30 April 1919.

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