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 - Death of Signalman Allen Dale Dawsou, of...
Death of Signalman Allen Dale Dawsou, of Westernport, Reported by Navy lounty Sailor ,oses Life By llectric Shock Westernport, Nov. 25 (fl 1 )—Signal- nan Third Class Allen Dale Dawon, 20, son of Mrs. Nola -M. Dawson f Hilltop Drive, Westernporl, was filed November 21 In the service of ils country due to electrical shock ccording to a Navy Department nessage received by his mother oday. The message added Signalman Dawson was burled in Allied terri- ory outside the continental United States, but contained no details of he manner in which he lost his life. The sailor's father, Clifford Dawson, formerly of McCoole, was latal- y Injured last December in a high- vay accident while engaged in mov- ng the family's possessions to this jlace. The accident occurred Decem- >er 23 and he died three days later Signalman Dawson, a former student at Bruce- High here, was employed as trackman for the B and O. Railroad when he entered the service in March 1943. He trained at Bainbridge and started active duty in September of that yen following a brief furlough at home Mrs. Dawson has been hearing from her son regularly and re ceived a letter from him on Tues day of this week. He Is known t< have been serving in the Pacifi< area, and in Tuesday's letter statei he was in good health. Survivors are the mother, threi brothers, Austin, Zane and Gene all at home, and four sisters, Mrs Daniel Holler, of Westernport, an< Wanda, Sarah home. and Barbara, a

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  1. Cumberland Evening Times,
  2. 25 Nov 1944, Sat,
  3. Page 5

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