Témoignages d'anciens combattants:
John Dawson

Armée

  • "John Dawson" in the uniform of the Royal Highland Regiment in France, 1916. His real name was Joseph Jessop but for a reason unknown to his family, he enlisted under a different name. Collection courtesy of Cheryl Linch and Judy Burke.

    "John Dawson" in the uniform of the Royal Highland Regiment in France, 1916. His real name was Joseph Jessop but for a reason unknown to his family, he enlisted under a different name. Collection courtesy of Cheryl Linch and Judy Burke.
  • Crest of the Royal Highland Regiment, also known as the Black Watch.

    Crest of the Royal Highland Regiment, also known as the Black Watch.
  • Left to right: Pin in recognition of Mr. Dawson's service at the front; the miniature version of his Distinguished Conduct Medal; Pin in recognition of Mr. Dawson's service "for King and Empire."

    Left to right: Pin in recognition of Mr. Dawson's service at the front; the miniature version of his Distinguished Conduct Medal; Pin in recognition of Mr. Dawson's service "for King and Empire."
  • Letter from K. Clark Kennedy to his friend John Dawson. Mr. Kennedy sent his best wishes for Mr. Dawson's recovery from injuries he received at the front.

    Letter from K. Clark Kennedy to his friend John Dawson. Mr. Kennedy sent his best wishes for Mr. Dawson's recovery from injuries he received at the front.
  • Newspaper clipping announcing that John Dawson received the Distinguished Conduct Medal for his actions as the front. Shortly after this, Mr. Dawson began using his real name. August, 1916.

    Newspaper clipping announcing that John Dawson received the Distinguished Conduct Medal for his actions as the front. Shortly after this, Mr. Dawson began using his real name. August, 1916.
  • Discharge Certificate, reflecting the name change, shows that Mr. Jessop was release from military service on September 20, 1918, because his injuries made him unfit for duty.

    Discharge Certificate, reflecting the name change, shows that Mr. Jessop was release from military service on September 20, 1918, because his injuries made him unfit for duty.
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