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George Howard Dawson

Photograph of Lance Corporal George Howard Dawson. Image kindly provided by Wayne Peter Marriott (November 2017). Image has no known copyright restrictions.

Photograph of Lance Corporal George Howard Dawson. Image kindly provided by Wayne Peter Marriott (No …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    George Howard AWMM
  • Surname
    Dawson AWMM
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  • Also known as
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  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
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Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    8 October 1874 AWMM ChristchurchCanterbury AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
    Son of Charles William Howard Dawson and Jane Dawson, nee Buckett Public - Wayne - Other relative - 20 November 2017 - Birth Certificate
  • Address before enlistment
    (3191) George Howard Dawson, Yaldhurst, groom, residential. 1896 Riccarton Electoral Roll Public - Wayne - Other relative - 20 November 2017 - 1896 Riccarton Electoral Roll
  • Post war occupation
    Horse Trainer Public - Wayne - Other relative - 20 November 2017 - Military Personnel File
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Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
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Medical history

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Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Lance Corporal Dawson served in the South African War, but not as part of the New Zealand Contingent. AWMM
    • George Howard Dawson left New Zealand around August 1899, having sold his interests in "Firefly" a racehorse to his future brother in law Andrew Robertson. He enlisted in the Border Horse in March 1900 and served until October 1900 when he was demobbed. After returning to New Zealand briefly in 1904 with his wife Anna, he returned to England and South Africa, where he died in 1933. Public - Wayne - Other relative - 20 November 2017 - Family Papers; Papers Past
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About death

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  • Death
    30 January 1933 AWMM
    South AfricaAfrica AWMM
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    Cenotaph data entry form AWMM


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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
20 November 2017WayneNew ZealandOther relative

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