Tuesday 3 June 2008

Private Francis Alexander Dawson

Born on 6 December 1897 in Bruce, Ontario - son of Mary Dawson, RR #5 Lucknow, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1917: present address in Toronto, Ontario, trade as sign writer, single, no current or previous military service, Presbyterian, height of 5 feet 4.5 inches, chest of 35.5 inches fully expanded, fair complexion, grey eyes, fair hair.

Joined the #2 Canadian Army Service Corps in Toronto, Ontario, on 1 February 1917 (number 513900) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 11 or 12 July 1917 - struck off the strength of the 38th Battalion on 16 June 1919.

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