Robert Dawson (Private) – Lincolnshire Regiment 10th Battalion (Formerly 13613 28th Battalion (Territorial Reserve) and 2279 Army Service Corps 3rd Line Lowland Division Train)

Robert Dawson. Iain English.

Robert Dawson (Private) – Lincolnshire Regiment 10th Battalion (Formerly 13613 28th Battalion (Territorial Reserve) and 2279 Army Service Corps 3rd Line Lowland Division Train)

Robert died of wounds on the 27th od October 1917 in France. He was 22 years of age and part of the 10th (Irish) Brigade 34th Division.

He was born and raised in Hamilton and enlisted in Glasgow. He was the only son of John (Ironmonger’s Traveller) and Margaret F Dawson. He lived at Scott Street.

He is commemorated on St. John’s Church, St. John’s Grammar School Rolls of Honour and is interred in Etaples Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. Plot XXX Row G, Grave 17.