Father: Edward Dawson
Cyril Dawson was born in 1892, in Fareham, Hampshire, England, the child of Edward Dawson and Maria West. His elder brother, Hubert, was also born in Fareham, Hampshire, in 1891, and their younger sister, Phyllis, was born in Gosport, in 1895. Cyril died in Port Lincoln, South Australia, in 1970, aged 78.
Cyril and his family emigrated from the UK in 1904.