Born: 7 January 1894. Joseph was baptised on the 3 February 1894.
Family: The first son of Herbert and Agnes Maude Dawson of 16 Station Road Whitchurch, Shropshire. In September 1928 Joseph married May Victoria Stunt and together they had 2 children – Pamela M and Sheila V.
Civilian Occupation: In 1911 he was employed as a Footman. In 1939, he worked in the transport & distribution business and retired as a Commercial Transport Manager.
Residence: In 1939 he was residing at 38 Priory Gardens, Ealing, Middlesex.
Died: On 12 January 1970 aged 76.
Regiment: Royal Artillery
Service Number: 13738
Date of Enlistment: 31 August 1914
Date of Discharge: 31 March 1920
Reason for Discharge: Demobilisation