Dawson Ernest Frank Bombardier 1107577
Name Dawson Ernest Frank
Army number 1107577
Decorations None yet known.
Date of birth Birth registered Q2 1909, East Grinstead, Sussex.
Age 35 at the time of his death.
Unit Enlisted in the Royal Artillery. Posted to the 55th Anti-Tank Regiment. Killed in Action 25/6/1944.
Company/Battery Not yet confirmed.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Not yet known.
Joined Brigade Not yet known.
Promotions No details yet.
Wounded Not as far as is known.
Prisoner of War Not as far as is known.
Died/Killed in action Killed in Action 25/6/1944. Interred initially at Fontenay-Le-Pesnel, map reference 864675, then re-buried on 12/6/1945 in Grave I. A. 12. Tilly sur Seulles War Cemetery. Headstone inscription - "JUST A MEMORY FOND AND TRUE FROM THOSE WHO THOUGHT THE WORLD OF YOU".
Home address Husband of Elvina Dawson, of Crawley Down, Sussex. Father Horace Alfred Dawson, mother Edith Lilian Dawson (nee Baker).
Thanks are due to the Find A Grave Website for access to the image of Bombardier Dawson's headstone.