Walter Dawson was born in Yorkshire on 26th December 1981.
He died in Ennismore, Ontario on 21st December 1958 and his funeral was held on Christmas Eve.
His experiences were published firstly in The Yorkshire Observer Budget and was picked up by his local paper The Lowell Sun on Tuesday 8 June 1915. A photo of him is included in the piece. Sent by his Great Granddaughter Kim Izzo (a writer in America).