Above is Richard P. Dawson
who was buried in Normandy, France at the
Sergeant Dawson was killed by machinegun
fire just after dawn 6
June 1944. New information was just
received on January 1, 2018.
An Escape and Evasion Report was sent to me
from the grandson of Co I Communication
Sergeant Ketsdever. The Report was
from Private Robert L. Vaughn from 1st Platoon,
1st Squad. He had direct knowledge of
Sergeant Dawson's death.
I have sent this information ahead to
Dawson's nephew as well. After all of
those years, we now know what happened to
the soldier buried next to my uncle in
On 1 July 1944, Sergeant
Dawson was buried in Blosville. He was
buried in Plot Number E-04-068.
Here is the link to the Documentation
concerning for his Military Life and Death.
Remember also that the book done by
Pulles has many many errors.
Piet Pulles never cited where his
information came from in most cases.
Dawson Piet Pulles had Dawson
being killed with Captain Hotchkiss'
group at Baupte.
We now know that
isn't true as he was with one other
soldier Private Vaughn.
Documentation always wins out over
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