Sydney Theodore DAWSON

Regimental number12/691
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales, Australia
Address9 Vincent Street, Auckland
Marital statusSingle
Next of kinMrs Annie Sale Dawson, 9 Vincent Street, Auckland
Rank on embarkationPrivate
Enlistment statusVolunteer
Unit nameNew Zealand Expeditionary Force, Main Body, Auckland Infantry Battalion
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Wellington on 16 October 1914
The Auckland Infantry Battalion in the Main Body left New Zealand on board two ships, HMNZT 8 ('Star of India') and HMNZT 12 ('Waimana'). It is not possible from the Nominal Roll to determine on which ship an individual embarked.
Final rankPrivate
Final unitAuckland Infantry Regiment
Fate20 November 1918
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialPurewa Public Cemetery (Block A, Row 18, Grave No 32)
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles Frederick and Annie Saile Dawson, 17 Upper Vincent Street, Auckland
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsNominal Roll Vol. 1: Auckland Infantry Batln/Main Body

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