James Dawson

1913–1985 (Age 72)
Oban, Argyll and Bute, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of James

James Dawson was born on 6 September 1913, in Oban, Argyll and Bute, Scotland, United Kingdom. He died on 20 October 1985, in his hometown, at the age of 72.

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1914

Age 1

Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.
1918

Age 5

WWI ends in November with armistice. The number of UK war dead runs to several hundred thousand.
1919 · Battle of George Square

Age 6

A few months after the ending of World War I, a violent confrontation arose between the Glasgow City Police and workers on strike. There were no fatalities in the skirmish, and it caused the work week to be reduced to 40 hours. But, In the aftermath the leaders of the strike were arrested and British troops were moved to Glasgow and its surrounding areas.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Daw 1.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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