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Sgt Eugene Sims Dawson
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Birth: Jul. 22, 1914
Mississippi, USA
Death: Jul. 2, 1942, Philippines

Eugene enlisted in the U.S. Army from Pike County, MS, on 29 September 1939. As a sergeant assigned to the USAAF 27th Bombardment Group (Light), 48th Material Squadron, he was captured by the Japanese Army during WW II. It is believed that after surviving the Bataan Death March, he was imprisoned in the O'Donnell POW Camp where he died on 2 July 1942. Camp O'Donnell is located at Capas, Tarlac, Philippines, north of Clark Field.


Father: Charles Goodrich Dawson 1873 1941
Mother: Tulula Brian Delagarza 1877 1961
Siblings:Charles Aubrey Dawson 1898 1969
John Thomas Dawson 1901 1958
Mary Tulula Dawson 1904 1984
Willie "Bill" Louise Dawson 1907 1991
Lawence Dawson 1911 1984
David Allen Dawson Sr. 1912 1970
Ronald ? Dawson 1913  
 
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 Parents:
  Charles G Dawson (1873 - 1941)
  Tululah DeLagarza Dawson (1877 - 1961)
 
Note: Entered the service from Mississippi.
 
Burial:
Manila American Cemetery and Memorial
Manila
Metro Manila
National Capital Region, Philippines
Plot: Plot D Row 9 Grave 237
 
Maintained by: Kay Stone Garriott
Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 08, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56787698
Sgt Eugene Sims Dawson
Added by: Kay Stone Garriott
 
Sgt Eugene Sims Dawson
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Added by: Paul Hyde Schott
 
 
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 Added: Dec. 23, 2011
 
 
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