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VC674   James Lennox Dawson

BORN   25 December 1891

DIED   15 February 1967   AGE   75

VC Won   13 October 1915   AGE   23

Place VC Won   Hohenzollern Redoubt, France

War/Campaign   First World War 1915

Name   James Lennox Dawson   No.   91608   

VC Issue No.   674   Awards   VC   

Regiment   Corps of Royal Engineers, 187th Field Company



Rank VC Won   Corporal

Rank End Of Career   Colonel

Place Of Birth   Tillycoultry, Central Region, Scotland

Place Of Death   At his home, 9 Hartfield Road, Eastbourne, Sussex, England

Buried/Location Ashes   Eastbourne Crematorium, Hide Hollow, Langney, Eastbourne, Sussex, England

Cremated   Eastbourne Crematorium, Hide Hollow, Langney, Eastbourne, Sussex, England

Date Buried/Cremated   22 February 1967

Headstone   Ashes   Plot/Grave no.   Area AL4, Garden of Remebrance (15 May 1967)

Gazetted   7 December 1915

VC Presented   15 December 1915, King George V, Buckingham Palace, London, England


P  Named on 'For Valour' board at the Royal Engineers Museum, Brompton Barracks, Prince Arthur Road, Chatham, Kent

By The Way…

He was the cousin of (667) James Dalgleish Pollock VC

VC Held By

Hunterian Museum, University of Glasgow, University Avenue, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland



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