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Corporal John M. Dawson

 
 
Corporal John M. Dawson Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 15, 2018
1. Corporal John M. Dawson Marker
Inscription.

Corporal John M. Dawson, lifelong resident of Whitinsville, was killed in action while on a patrol in Jalalabad, Afghanistan on April 8, 2015. He served as a combat medic assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Troop, 1st Squadron, 33rd Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division.

"Greater love hath no man than this,
that a man lay down his life for his friends"
John 15:13
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[Memorial Bench]

You will always be in our thoughts,
our prayers and our hearts.
Until we meet again
Love, Mom, Dad, and Ashley


 
Erected 2015 by Concerned Citizens and Organizations.
 
Location. 42° 7.181′ N, 71° 41.155′ W. Marker is in Whitinsville, Massachusetts, in Worcester County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Purgatory Road, on the left when traveling north on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Cpl. John M. Dawson Square, Whitinsville MA 01588, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Northbridge Contingent in the Nations Wars - 1939-1955 (approx.
Corporal John M. Dawson Memorial Bench image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 15, 2018
2. Corporal John M. Dawson Memorial Bench
1.3 miles away); Vietnam War Memorial (approx. 1.3 miles away); Whitinsville Social Library (approx. 1.3 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.3 miles away); Civil War Memorial (approx. 1.3 miles away); David P. Casey (approx. 1.3 miles away); Thomas J. Melia, Jr. (approx. 1.7 miles away); Plummer's Landing (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Whitinsville.
 
Also see . . .
1. John M. Dawson at Find A Grave. (Submitted on May 16, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Cpl. John M. Dawson Square dedicated in Whitinsville (Telegram, 2015). (Submitted on May 16, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Man-Made FeaturesPatriots & PatriotismWar, Afghanistan
 
Corporal John M. Dawson Square Sign image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 15, 2018
3. Corporal John M. Dawson Square Sign
Corporal John M. Dawson Square image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 15, 2018
4. Corporal John M. Dawson Square
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 16, 2018. This page originally submitted on May 16, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 67 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 16, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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