Born: 1891, Bombay, India.
Died: 26th October 1914; age 23; KiA.
Enlistment Location: Woolwich, Kent; Date: 10th January 1907.
Date of Entry Therein: 15th August 1914.
Rank: Acting Bombardier: Service Number: 43920.
Regiment: Royal Horse Artillery, ‘E’ Battery.
Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1914 Star + Clasp.
Panel 5 & 9.
Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Mrs. Dickson, of 438, Lower Addiscombe Road, Croydon, Surrey.
Francis was 19 years old, a Trumpeter in the Royal Horse Artillery, ‘G’ Battery.
Father – John Dickson, born 1850, Devonport, Devon. A Captain in the Indian Army – Ordnance Depot.
Mother – Esther Dickson (nee Murch), born 1861, Woolwich, Kent.
Brother – William John Dickson, born 1879, Bombay, India.
Brother – George Henry Dickson, born August 1888, Aden, Bombay, Inda.
Brother – Alfred Charles Dickson, born 1899, Quetta Resident, Bengal.
Soldiers’ Effects and Will in favour of Miss Mabel Reeve – of 191, Ranelagh Road, Ipswich.
Francis is also remembered on the St. Nicholas Congregational Church war memorial, once sited at St. Nicholas Street, Ipswich.
Royal Horse Artillery: