FRANCIS JAMES DICKSON

 

 

Born: 1891, Bombay, India.

Died: 26th October 1914; age 23; KiA.

Enlistment Location: Woolwich, Kent.

Date of Entry Therein: 15th August 1914.

Rank: Bombardier: Service Number: 43920; Regiment: Royal Horse Artillery, ‘E’ Battery.

Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1914 Star + Clasp.

 

Grave Reference:

Panel 5 & 9.

Ypres (Menin Gate), Memorial,

West Vlaanderen,

Belgium.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Mrs Dickson, of 438, Lower Addiscombe Road, Croydon, Surrey.

 

CENSUS

 

1911   India.

 

Francis was 19 years old, a Trumpeter in the Royal Horse Artillery, ‘G’ Battery.

 

Francis’s family:

Father – John Dickson, born 1850, Devonport, Devon. A Captain in the Indian Army – Ordnance Depot.

Mother – Esther, born 1851, Woolwich, Kent.

Brother – Alfred Charles Dickson, born 1899, Quetta Resident, Bengal.

 

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Royal Horse Artillery:

http://www.longlongtrail.co.uk/army/regiments-and-corps/the-royal-artillery-in-the-first-world-war/

 

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