Lieutenant

Samuel Dawson

DFC

Awards

Conflict: 
WW1
Additional Information: 

Son of Robert and Rubina Dawson. (Buried Koivisto General Cemetery).

References:
NZ WAR GRAVES

Public Contributions:

Only a very small number of New Zealanders were awarded the DFC, and Dawson was possibly only the second to receive the award. Lieutenant Samuel Dawson was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross for ... Read More

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Casualty

Service Number: 
40664
Name:
Samuel Dawson
Rank: 
Lieutenant
Date of Birth:
25 January 1894
Place of Birth:
Mauriceville,
Date of Enlistment:
Not known
Armed Force: 
Air Force
Unit:
Royal Air Force

Casualty Details

Cause of Death:
Accidental death on active service
Date of Death:
17 September 1919
Day of Death:
Wednesday
Age at Death: 
24
Conflict: 
WW1

Embarkation Details

Text in italics supplied by Cenotaph Online, Auckland War Memorial Museum

Cemetery

Cemetery Reference: 
Panel 7
Cemetery Location: 
Russia
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