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Alfred Dawson

  • Service number
    4/714 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • NZ Field Engineers & NZ Maori Pioneer Battalion Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 21 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Last rank
  • War
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Alfred AWMM
  • Surname
    Dawson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    4/714 AWMM
  • Gender
    • Male AWMM
    • Male Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 21 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Church of England Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 21 March 2016 - Military Record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    21 December 1892 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 21 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Place of birth
    Stewart Island, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 21 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Birth notes
    son of James & Susan Dawson Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 21 March 2016 - Military Record & Research
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Care of Mrs Hicks, Stewart Island, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    J. Dawson (father), Paterson's Inlet, Stewart Island, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 17 April 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Egyptian - Gallipoli, Egyptian EF & Western European Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 21 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • NZ Field Engineers & NZ Maori Pioneer Battalion Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 21 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Service number
    4/714 AWMM
  • Military service
    1914-1919 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 21 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    1914-1915 Star
    British War Medal
    Victory Medal
    The Meritorious Service Medal: awarded July 1918 in recognition of valuable services rendered with the forces in France during the present war Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 21 March 2016 - Military Record

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Labourer for Mrs Hicks, Stewart Island Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 21 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Age on enlistment
    22yrs 5mths Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 21 March 2016 - Military Record

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
    Aug 1915 Bullet wound in Left Knee; June 1917 GSW left forearm; May 1918 Knee joint swelling. Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 21 March 2016 - Military Record

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Corporal Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 21 March 2016 - Military Record

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • PRIVATE A. DAWSON. Private Alfred Dawson, wounded in action in Flanders, is the son of Mr and Mrs Dawson, of the Neck, Stewart Island. He is 23 years of age and answered the call to the colours very promptly, enlisting on 14th August, 1914. He was born at Stewart Island and educated at the Neck. Private Dawson was employed in the sawmilling industry, and when opportunity afforded played football Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 21 March 2016 - Southland Times , Issue 17704, 7 July 1917, Page 2
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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • 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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Sources

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