1918-2008: Ninety Years of Remembrance

Soldier Record

Thomas Dawson

Contributed by: Michelle Mitchell, on 2008-11-04

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First Name Thomas
Surname Dawson
Year of Birth 1885
Year of Death 1917
Regiment London Regiment
Place of Wartime Residence Deptford, Greater London

Thomas's Story

Thomas Dawson is my husband's great-grandad. He was killed in action near Ypres, Belgium on 21 July 1917. He was 32. He is buried in the Hedge Row Trench cemetary. We visited his grave in May 2008 and took our 2 children aged 9 and 6 who also signed the cemetary register in memory of their great-grandfather.

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