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Lance Corporal William Dawson

Incident Report

Humber Works, Coventry

  • November 17, 1940
  • Humber Works, Coventry




All died whilst dealing with an unexploded bomb at the Humber Works Coventry.

Personal Details

  • 44516419 Lance Corporal
  • William Dawson
  • 68 Bomb Disposal Section
  • Royal Engineers
Son of William and Florence Dawson: Husband of France Allen Dawson of Westwood. Died on the 17th November 1940. Aged 23. Buried at Christ church churchyard, Medomsley. West of Church, left of path.


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