James Dawson (1889-1917)

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An ongoing project to commemorate and research the lives of those who appear on war memorials and rolls of honour in the local area, who served in the military, or whose deaths were linked to conflict.

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

DAWSON, JAMES. Sergeant. No 203641. 'A' Company, 1/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Huddersfield 3.1.1889. Educated at Huddersfield Parish Church Schools. Employed as a tram conductor by Huddersfield Corporation Tramways Department. Married. Living at Longley Farm, Longley, Huddersfield. Enlisted 4.8.1914. Killed in action at Passchendaele, 27.11.1917. Has no known grave. Commemorated TYNE COT MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- Huddersfield Parish Church; Huddersfield Drill Hall; Almondbury War Memorial; Huddersfield Corporation Roll.

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