Private William Dawson

Private William Dawson, 1st Battalion, Kings own Scottish Borderers. He died on Active Service, aged 33, on the 4th October 1918 and is buried in Etaples Military Cemetery, France. He had been born in Galashiels and was the son of William and Jane Dawson of 11 Wood Street, Galashiels and the husband of Mary Dawson of 40 Livingston Place, Galashiels. He was a member of the Territorial 4th K.O.S.B. and joined his Battalion in Egypt in 1916 but at some point he was transferred to the 1st Battalion where he became ill and died in hospital.

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