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Dawson, Major (temp. Lt-Col) William Robert Aufrèrelocked

DSO 1916 and Bar, 1917

Born 23 June 1891; s of William Dawson, MA, Oxon and Lincoln’s Inn; died 3 Dec. 1918

commanding 6th Battalion Royal West Kent Regiment


Bradfield; Oriel College, Oxford


Joined the RFA (SR), 1911; regular commission in 1st Batt. Queen’s Own (Royal West Kent Regiment), 1914; served with 6th Batt. RWKR till March 1916 (twice wounded that month in the Hohenzollern Redoubt, DSO, severely wounded at Monchy le Preux, May 1917, bar to DSO, Bt-Major); wounded near Cambrai, 30 Nov. 1917; wounded near Albert, 29 March 1918 (2nd Bar to DSO)


Fishing, motoring, riding


Army and Navy


Cold Ash, near Newbury, Berks

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