William Dickinson

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: S/40671
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
  • Unit/Ship: 8th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 19
  • Date of Death: 03.05.1917
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Duisans British Cemetery, Etrun
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: IV.B.25.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 16 Gardner Street, Dundee
  • Occupation: Dentist
  • Mother:

    M. Dickinson, 16 Gardner St, Dundee

  • Father:

    William Dickinson, 16 Gardner St, Dundee

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about William Dickinson

William Dickinson   S/40671  Seaforth Highlanders

Mr and Mrs Dickinson, 16 Gardner Street, Dundee, have received the sad intelligence that their only son, Private Wm. Dickinson, Seaforth Highlanders, has been killed in action.

Private Dickinson who was 19 years of age, joined the army in August of last year, and had been at the front for only a short time.  In civil life he was employed as a dentist.

Dundee Courier 9th May 1917

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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