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60788: Notebook of John Dawson

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posted on 2024-02-23, 23:00 authored by Great War Archive Project Team

A notebook with diary entries and drafts of letters.

Pte. 267220 John Dawson, 1/7th Bn. Royal Warwickshire Regiment, was killed in action 14th August 1917 aged 22. The son of Mr. and Mrs. William Dawson, of Cockhill Place, Bellshill, Lanarkshire, he is buried in New Irish Farm Cemetery. The 1/7th Bn., part of the 48th (South Midland) Division, were waiting to for heavy rain to clear for the attack on Langemarck to commence, the second phase of the Third Battle of Ypres.

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Creator

Dawson, John

Date

26th May 1916

Date Created

26/05/1916

Source

Notebook

Medium

Paper

Type

Diary

Pages

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Number of Pages

9

Contributor

Richard Marshall | Mr. Cameron Alexander

Rights

The Great War Archive, University of Oxford / Primary Contributor

Publisher

The Great War Archive, University of Oxford

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