Major Louis Henry Dawson, Middlesex Reg

1880 Feb 23. Born Camberwell, Surrey

1881 census at 38 The Avenue, Camberwell

1891 census at 38 The Avenue, Camberwell

1901 census at 38, The Avenue, Camberwell, Dulwich

1905 Sep 26 Admitted Freeman of London

1909 Wrote a novel called "exiled workers"

1911 census at 38 the Avenue, London S E

He worked for a while for de Beers in South Africa

1914 Nov 26. The Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment). 13th Battalion— The undermentioned to be temporary Lieutenants: — Louis Henry Dawson.

1915 Sep 2. 13th Middlesex. List of Officers & Battalion Strength who sailed with the Battalion. Capt L H Dawson

1916 Jan . A Roll of Officers serving with the 13th Middlesex Battalion on going into the trenches. Capt. L.H. Dawson

1916 Mar 1. Middlesex Regt. Temp. Capt. L. H. Dawson to be temp. Maj.

1917 May 16. Midd'x R. Temp. Maj. L. H. Dawson to be actg. Lt.Col. whilst comdg. a Bn. 16 May 1917.

1917 May 16 Lieutenant-Colonel Louis Henry Dawson 16/05/1917 to 24/07/1917 commanded 13th Batn Middlesex Regt

1917 Jul 24. Midd'x R. Temp. Maj. L. H. Dawson relinquishes the actg. rank of Lt.-Col. on ceasing to comd. a Bn.

1917 Dec 31. Midd'x R. Temp. Maj. L. H. Dawson, from a Serv. Bn., to be temp. Maj. 31 Dec. 1917, with seniority 1 Mar. 1916

1920 Oct 23. Midd'x R. Temp. Maj. L. H. Dawson relinquishes his commission on completion of service, and retains the rank of Maj.

1920 Oct 13 Joined ADRIC with service no 710. Posted to G Coy

1920 Nov 30 Permitted to resign from ADRIC

1933 Jul 20 Arrives from SA in UK. He is a Civil Engineer and travels alone and 3rd class

1940 Mar 14. K.R.R.C. Maj. Louis Henry DAWSON (99692), late Midd'x R., to be Lt.

1940 Jul 15. Died Gravesend, Kent aged 60 CWGC . He was a Lt in KRRC when he dies "very suddenly"