REGINALD DAWSON

 

 

Born: 1892, Dewsbury, Yorkshire.

Died: 16th September 1916; age 23; KiA.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Date of Entry Therein: 17th January 1915 – France.

Rank: Corporal; Service Number: 7912; Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 9th Battalion.

Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1915 Star.

 

Grave Reference:

Thiepval Memorial,

Somme,

France.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Joseph & Clara Dawson, of 5, Mill Street, West Dewsbury, Yorkshire.

 

CENSUS

 

1901   23, Cauldwell Avenue, Ipswich.

 

Reginald was 8 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Joseph Dawson, 33, a Rag Merchants Manager, born Dewsbury, Yorkshire.

Clara Dawson (nee Firth), 34, born Dewsbury.

Edith Ellen Dawson, 10, born Dewsbury.

Florence Dawson, 6, born Ipswich.

Arthur Dawson, 4, born Ipswich.

Mabel Dawson, 3, born Ipswich.

Dorothy Dawson, 2, born Ipswich.

 

1911   Barrosa Barracks, Stanhope Lines, Aldershot, Surrey.

 

Reginald was 19 years old, a Soldier ranked Private in the 2nd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment.

 

Suffolk Regiment, 9th Battalion:

http://www.longlongtrail.co.uk/army/regiments-and-corps/the-british-infantry-regiments-of-1914-1918/suffolk-regiment/

http://www.suffolkregiment.org/Menu.html

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