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Walter Dawson

Private

9th Light Horse

Killed In Action (KIA) Killed In Action

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • 1914-15 Star
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Populus Alba Pyramidalis
  • Planted By: Miss E. Steele
  • Plaque: 557

Additional Info

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Biography

Walter Dawson enlisted on 28th September, 1914, and was posted as Trooper, Regimental No. 401, to the 9th Light Horse Regiment. He had been born in Lilydale, but was unmarried, 18 years old blacksmith in Ballarat when he joined. He was killed in action during the attack on Hill 60 on Gallipoli and his name is recorded on the Lone Pine Memorial.
Tree No. 557

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour