Spec John M. Dawson

Spec John M. Dawson

Birth
Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 8 Apr 2015 (aged 22)
Jalalabad, Nangarhar, Afghanistan
Burial Northbridge, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorial ID 144819132 · View Source
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Spc. John M. Dawson, 22, of Whitinsville, Massachusetts, died April 8, in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when he was attacked by small arms fire while he was on an escort mission. He was assigned to 1st Squadron, 33 Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Kentucky. Corporal Dawson’s military awards include the Bronze Star, Purple Heart, Army Commendation Medal with V Device, the Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, the Combat Action Badge, and numerous other awards. Corporal Dawson’s Funeral, with full military honors will be conducted Monday, April 20, with a Mass at 11 AM, in Saint Gabriel’s Church, Upton, followed by burial in Pine Grove Cemetery, Whitinsville. Calling Hours will be held from 2-4 and 5-7 PM, Sunday, April 19, in the Carr Funeral Home, 24 Hill Street, Whitinsville. Please omit flowers. Memorial donations may be made to the USO, 2111 Wilson Blvd, Suite 1200, Arlington, VA, 22201, with the notation that the contribution is in memory of Cpl. John M. Dawson.


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  • Created by: Elizabeth Reed
  • Added: 10 Apr 2015
  • Find a Grave Memorial 144819132
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Spec John M. Dawson (21 Jun 1992–8 Apr 2015), Find a Grave Memorial no. 144819132, citing Pine Grove Cemetery, Northbridge, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Elizabeth Reed (contributor 46561848) .