Dawson A B W Pte
1st Essex Regiment
Alfred Brand Willis Dawson (Apprentice compositor) served in H.M. Coastguard Station from September 1915 until he was old enough to join the Army. In May 1917 he enlisted in the Notts. and Derby Regt., and was transferred to the 1st Bn. Essex Regt. in France in March 1918. He was wounded in October 1918, during the final British advance.
Source : War Record Of Cambridge University Press 1914-1919