Lawson, William George
|William George Lawson|
|Born 11 September 1892|
|Place of birth||Dundas Ontario|
William George Lawson, MC (11 September 1892 - ???) was a Canadian soldier who served in the Great War as a member of the Canadian Signal Service.
Near Vis-en-Artois, August 26/28th, 1918 for conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. When communication with the firing line was broken he went forward and under heavy fire superintended the completion and maintenance of communications for some hours during a critical period. He has on previous operations displayed great courage and tenacity of purpose in the performance of hazardous duties.
- With information from http://www.canadiangreatwarproject.com/searches/soldierDetail.asp?Id=153526
- The London Gazette, Supplement 31183, 14 February, 1919. Page 2383.
- The London Gazette, Supplement 31480, 29 July, 1919. Page 9794.