Name :-   Dawson, Albert Walker

Nationality :-   UK

Age :-   22

Rank :-   Lance Corporal

Number :-  2764204

Medal :-

Service :-   Army

Regiment / ship :-  7th Bn., Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)

Date of death :-   19th July 1943

Cemetery / Memorial :-  Catania War Cemetery, Sicily

Area of cemetery / memorial :-   IV.B.21.

Family information :-   Son of Bathia Daniel Dawson, 27, Hatton Place, Rattray, Perthshire

Extra information :-

Before the war, Albert was employed as a butcher with H. D. Brown and William Smith in Blairgowrie.  Later he worked as a butcher in Dunning, west of Perth.

When he was a lad he was a Sergeant in  Rattray Boys' Brigade.  

According to the article in the Blairgowrie Advertiser of 13th August, 1943, he had received scalp wounds in the Battle of Alamein, but had recovered enough to rejoin his regiment.