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  • photo originally published in the Worksop Guardian and now in the Borough of Worksop Roll of Honour of the Great War 1914-1918 in Worksop Library.
Person Details
Worksop, Notts
George Fred Dawson was born in 1887 in Worksop to Thomas Smith Dawson, a butcher and shopkeeper, and his wife, Jane Dawson, nee Richardson. This family lived at 11 Potter Street, Worksop, premises they occupied for many years, George was the third child, the others being Thomas, Jane, Emily, Edith and Muriel. When the family reached working age, Thomas worked as a Joiner, Jane a milliner, Emily a nursery governess and George became an assistant butcher in his father’s shop.
19 Sep 1918
31
1741726 - CWGC Website
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Private
2nd Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
George initially joined the Royal fusiliers number 59610 before transferring to the Sherwood Foresters. His soldiers record is not to hand but he went to France and was killed in action, being commemorated on the Vis-En-Artois memorial.
CWG additional information:- Son of Thomas Smith Dawson and Jane Dawson, of 13, Foley Place, Worksop, Notts. Commemorated on the Vis-en-Artois Memorial, France. Research by Colin Dannatt
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  • photo originally published in the Worksop Guardian and now in the Borough of Worksop Roll of Honour of the Great War 1914-1918 in Worksop Library.
    George F Dawson - photo originally published in the Worksop Guardian and now in the Borough of Worksop Roll of Honour of the Great War 1914-1918 in Worksop Library.