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Offline alkhamhills

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Re: William Dawson, St. Margaret's, Dover
« Reply #2 on: April 01, 2017, 10:11:26 »
William Robert Aufrere Dawson


Born ¼ Sept 1891, Bickley, Kent
In 1911 with parents William & Ethel & a brother. Also 4 servants at 20 Kensington Gardens Square, Bayswater W. William a student at Oriel College, Oxford. Father William a Solicitor.

See Medal Roll Card, and De Ruvigny's Roll of Honour, 1914-1919
Soldiers Effects:- £11.11.03 & war gratuity £115 to father William

Probate. Of Cold Ash, Newbury. DSO, Lieut-Col Royal West Kent, died 3.12.1918 France. Probate to William Dawson, retired solicitor. Effects £700


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William Dawson, St. Margaret's, Dover
« Reply #1 on: March 31, 2017, 22:25:23 »
To the Glory of God and to the beloved memory of William Robert Aufere Dawson.  Captain and Brevet Major. 1st Battalion Liet. Col (1916-1918).  6th Battalion The Queen’s Own (Royal West Kent) Regiment.

HE served in France and Flanders. June 1915 to December 1918.  Was nine times wounded and four times mention in Despatches and was awarded the Distinguished Service Order with Three Bars.  He died of wounds at Le Gamiers the 3rd December 1918 at the age of 27.

 

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