Ernest Guy Dawkins, Pte.

Map point: The approximate location of his family's residence in Lot 33, Con A Sherborne in 1901.

Date of birth: 7 Jul 1898 - On his attestation form, he recorded  his birth as 7 Jul 1896.

Birthplace: Dorset, Ontario

Occupation and residence on enlistment: Scaler, Blind River, Ontario

Enlistment date and place: 17 Apr 1916, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario

Regimental service #:1003068


227th Overseas Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force

8th Reserve Battalion

102nd Battalion

Notes on war service:

Arrived in Liverpool, England in Apr 1917

Arrived in France August 1917

Killed in action: Yes - 6 Apr 1918

Overseas burial location:

Notes on life after the war:

Link to digitized service file at Library & Archives Canada

Link to Settlers of Algonquin Highlands Family Tree website

Information source: LIbrary & Archives Canada, Personnel Records of the First World War

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