This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
Robert Cecil Dickson
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment:
- Service no: N/A
- Rank: Captain
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Royal Army Medical Corps
- Place of Death: India
- Age at Death: 29
- Date of Death: 16.06.1919
- Burial Country: India
- Cemetery: Ahmednagar Government Cemetery
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Plot JJ. Grave 41.
- Date of Birth: 16.07.1889
- Place of Birth:
Ceclia Blake Murray Dickson, Dalhousie Villa, Carnoustie
Dr George Cecil Dickson, M.D. M.O.H.
More about Robert Cecil Dickson
Robert was the brother of Second Lieutenant George Hubert Murray Dickson, 6th Battalion Black Watch, who was killed in action 26.10.1918. Robert was a former pupil of Grove Academy, Broughty Ferry and is remembered on the schools war memorial.
Robert Cecil Dickson Captain Royal Army Medical Corps
DICKSON―Accidentally killed in India, on June 16th, 1919. Captain Robert Cecil Dickson R.A.M.C. (Special Reserve), M.B., Ch.B. (Edinburgh), aged 30, elder son and last surviving child of the late G. Cecil Dickson, M.D., and M.O.H. of Carnoustie, and of Cecilia B. Dickson, 8 Carlton Street, Edinburgh.
Dundee Courier 30th June 1919
Information supplied by Gary Thomson, additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell and Karen O’Rourke
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