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Victor Dawson

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

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


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Victor AWMM
  • Surname
    Dawson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 23/726 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    20 November 1892 Noel Smith and Lyn Griffiths research
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 436 Hereford Street, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Charles William Dawson (father), 436 Hereford Street, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 9 October 1915 AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 23/726 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 CanterburyNew Zealand AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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About death

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  • Death
    9 October 1918 AWMM
    Le CateauFrance AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Forenville Military Cemetery, Nord, France AWMM C. 7. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

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Leave a note

Leave a tribute or memory of Victor Dawson

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  • I am not a relative of Victor Dawson, but my great uncle, Thomas Burt, is the only other New Zealander buried in Forenville Cemetery with Victor. He was a driver in WWI and his date of death is recorded as 9/10/1918, the same date as Victor. I am very interested in any commemorations in 2018 and would welcome the chance to remember these two Kiwi soldiers on the centenary of their deaths.
    Public - meredith - 4 November 2016
  • My grandfather, a British soldier, is also buried in Forenville Military Cemetery. He was killed in action on the 8th October 1918. If any of Victor’s family see this note and have not been to Forenville, I would like to assure them that it is in a lovely rural setting and beautifully tended. I would also like to inform Victor’s family that I am organising a small centenary commemoration event at Forenville to be held on the 8th October 2018. It is a long way to come but if anyone can make the trip to France they are assured of a warm welcome not only by us Brits, but also the local French people. I can be contacted through this site
    Public - David - 8 August 2016



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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
27 November 2016AllanRotoruaResearcher
07 November 2016MeredithWellington, New ZealandOther
08 August 2016DavidLincoln, UKOther
12 February 2015WayneNew ZealandOther Relative

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