1891 May 14. Born Lurgan, Ulster. His father was a clergyman
Having got the birth entry, it was impossible to find census entries. I assume the family were abroad with the church. There is a blank until 1915
1915 Aug 9. South Wales Borderers. 9th Battalion . Joseph Richard Dawson-Jones to be temporary Second Lieutenant.
1917 Feb 19 Lands in Egypt.
1920 May 21 . The undermentioned relinquish their commns. on completion of service. Temp. Lt., and retain the rank of Lt. J R Dawson Jones
1920 Dec 29 Joined ADRIC with service no 1361 . Posted to M Coy
1921 Mar 9. Posted to HQ. Promoted Hon DI3.
1921 May 25. Struck off strength on transfer to Wireless Dept RIC
1942 Dec 8. Married in Brighton to Winifred Reynolds
1943 May 14. The undermentioned to be 2nd Lts. without pay and allces. from Army Funds: : — Lt. Joseph Richard DAWSON-JONES (270801).
Served in SOE record available after 2013. Reference:HS 9/810/2 Subjects:Intelligence Joseph Richard DAWSON-JONES - born 14.05.1891;
1943 Nov 16. ROYAL CORPS OF SIGNALS. War Subs. Lt. J. R. Dawson-Jones (270801) relinquishes his commn. on account of ill-health, and is re-granted the rank of Lt
1943 Dec 9. Died Cambridge aged 52