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William Herbert Dickson

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Regiment

Dickson

William Herbert

 

IILt

2/4 Loyal North Lancs

Born

Age

Enlisted at

Address

       

Date of Death

Where killed

Cause of Death

08/06/1917

Ypres

Killed

Cemetery

Plot

Country

Motor Car Corner Cemetery

A,1

Belgium

Next of Kin

Next of kin address

Town

Capt AN Dickson MC LMS (Brother)

 

Preston

Notes

Enlisted 10 Dec 1915 aged 38 into the 14th Btn London Regt and then commissioned as a IILt 24 Jan 1917.Educated at Cheltenham College

Former Solicitorís Death

Killed in action

IILt WH Dickson, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment, killed on June 7th was a son of the late GH Dickson of Messers Buck and Dickson, Solicitors, Preston. Educated at Cheltenham, he was articled with the firm of which his father was a partner and was, up to the time of joining the forces, in practice as a solicitor at Chippenham. He joined the London Scottish about a year ago and was later attached to an OTC. About six months ago he was gazetted and went to the front some four months later. After only a few weeks service, he was wounded and subsequently rejoined his regiment. His only surviving brother, Capt AN Dickson MD LMS recently received the MC for service East Africa.

Wilts Times 14 July 1917

Memorials Commemorated on:

Chippenham Town War Memorial

Yes

St Paulís Church

St Andrewís Church

Yes

Liberal Club

Hardenhuish Church

Causeway Methodist Church
Pewsham Street Yes
Boys School
Congregation Church

Last updated - 03/11/2010

 


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