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|Subject: Pay Master Charles Todd Dawson RN, HMS Boadicea Sat Mar 06, 2010 8:38 pm|| |
London Times Obituary: C.T. Dawson died on the 21st of Feb at his residence aged 59years. He was appointed Asst.Paymaster in 1859 and promoted to be Paymaster on 1865 and Fleet Paymaster in 1886. He retired in 1892 wirh the rank of Paymaster in Chief. He served as Clerk in the Ardent when she was on the West coast of Africa for the suppression of the Slave Trade from 1857-59 and was present in that ship in operations against the Sooroo Tribes in the Scaicies River in 1858. He was Paymaster of the Boadicea during the Zulu war of 1879 Mentioned in Despatches and Zulu medal
Many thanks to the member of British Medal Forum for allowing me to show the photographs of his medal.