Place Names Register Extract

Dawson Street

Extract date: 29/06/2022

Name Dawson
Type Designation Street
Place Id 5858
Place Type Road
Status Registered
Date Registered 19 November 2003
Locality / Suburb  
  East Arm
Local Government Area  
History/Origin Named in commemoration of Signalman Sgt R D Dawson (VX58450) who died of malaria in Darwin aged 23 years, on 10 August 1945, 3 days after returning from a Special Operations 'Z Force' incursion into Portuguese (East) Timor during World War II.

Register & Gazettal information

Date Gazettal Comment
19/11/2003 NTG46
11/05/2011 NTG19 Extension

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