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James Wilfred Dawson

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Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 181 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 181 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    James Wilfred AWMM
  • Surname
    Dawson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Samuel James Wilfred Dawson AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 10/2583 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    6 July 1890 AWMM DunedinOtago AWMM
  • Date of birth
    6 July 1890 Public - Peter - Researcher - 16 October 2017 - Military records
  • Place of birth
    Dunedin Public - Peter - Researcher - 16 October 2017 - Military records
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 14A Owen Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    J. Dawson (father), 19 Royal Crescent, Musselburgh, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 August 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 10/2583 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM WellingtonNew Zealand AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • James Dawson was the son of James and Annie Bishop Dawson, of Mapua, Nelson, New Zealand. Native of Dunedin.

    Rank last held was listed as Temporary Sergeant AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    25 September 1916 AWMM
    Age 27 AWMM
    SommeNorthern France AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial, Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval, Somme, France AWMM
    • Otago Peninsula Fallen Soldier Memorial [listed as Samuel JW Dawson] Public - Peter - Researcher - 16 October 2017 - on-line NZ History War Memorial images

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  • I have his diary and photograph and further dawson family information. He was my great uncle . He survived Gallipoli but was killed on the Somme. His body was never found but is commemorated on the Caterbillar Valley Memorial.
    Public - james edward neil - Other relative - 22 September 2015
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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Page No: 181 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 4: Includes portrait AWMM
    • This record was partially completed by information provided by Noel George Smith and Lyn Griffiths (2021). AWMM

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
16 October 2017PeterNelson, New ZealandResearcher
22 September 2015james edward neilauck;land nzOther relative

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