1893 May 29. Born Fareham, Hampshire
1901 census living at 14, Wickham Road, Fareham (same as on MIC)
1910 Mar 16. Enlisted in Hants Yeomanry. He was a Whitesmith
1911 census at Cams Hall Farm House, Fareham, Hampshire
1917 Jan 17. Landed in France
1918 May 29. R. Suss. R.—.The undermentioned cadets to be temp. 2nd Lts. Harold Dawkins
1919 Nov 29. R. Sussex. R. Temp. 2nd Lt. H. Dawkins to be temp. Lt., with precedence next above D. G. Lamb
1920 Mar 13. R Sussex R. Mar. Lt. H. Dawkins relinquishes his commission on completion of service, and retains the rank of Lt.
1920 Mar 18. Demobilised
1920 Aug 27 Joined ADRIC with service no 401. Posted D Coy
1921 Jan 18. Wounded at Kilroe Ambush. He rode off on a horse to get help, even though he was wounded. He later received £185 compensation for his injuries
1921 Apr 11. Promoted Section Leader in D Coy . I/C Coy Transport
1921 Apr 12. Admitted Galway Hospital
1921 Apr 22. Discharged Galway Hospital.
1921 Jun 18 to 3 Jul on Leave
1921 Apr/Jun Married in Fareham, Hants to Elizabeth J Tilbury
1921 Oct 2. Lt G H Souchon of the 17th Lancers was on his way from his Club to Earl’s Island Army Camp in Galway. On his way he met some fellow officers who gave him a lift in their car. As they drove passed the Town Hall shots were fired and Lieutenant Souchon was hit in the head, he died instantly. Dawkins was driving the car.
1922 Jan 20 Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC
1936 Oct 14. Dangerous driving charge
1939 Nov Dangerous driving conviction
1939 Living in Fareham, Hants with Elizabeth Dawkins. He was the Relieving Officer of Births, Marriages and Death
1971 Oct/Dec Dies Gosport, Hants.