|CECIL VICTOR DAWSON
Cecil Victor Dawson, E.R.A., also proceeded to Bedford after his apprenticeship at Hayward, Tyler and Co., and joined the Navy in May, 1913. He served on H.M.S. "Bulwark" within four months of it being blown up at Sheerness Harbour. He joined H.M.S. "Albermarle" at the commencement of the war, and left that boat after the bombardment which took place off the Belgian coast. He then went through a course of diving at Whale Island, and is now fully qualified. Joining H.M.S. "Cochrane" he went through the Jutland Battle. He was now just returned on a special mission from Halifax, U.S.
|Luton & Bedfordshire Chronicle 19 April 1917 via Spike Sheldon