DAWSON, John William

Lance Sergeant
Unit / Base: 
2 Commando
Royal Fusiliers
John Dawson 2 Commando
Lance Corporal John Dawson, 6 Troop, took part in Operation Chariot, the raid at St Nazaire. Embarked on motor launch ML156 he was evacuated back to the UK after the raid.
  • 29 July 1944 (Lance Sergeant) (No.2 Commando)  wounded during Operation Healing 2 at Spilje Albania.
  • Post war member of the Commando Association from Ayr.
St Nazaire Society.
Casualty Lists 1939-45 / National Archives file WO417/80.
Commando Association newsletter 17 (1953).
[Image] Cropped from photo in No.2 Cdo Gallery collection of TSM Ken McAllister (2 Cdo).

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