Born: 14th September 1882, Lowestoft, Suffolk.

Baptised: 28th March 1886, at St. Margaret’s Church, Lowestoft. Parents: Mary Ann & George Seth Dyke, a Plasterer. His brother, John Joshua Dyke, born 28th December 1885, was baptised at the same service.

Died: 7th November 1900; age: 18; Drowned in the Riet River, Central South Africa.

Residence: 15, Chapel Street, Lowestoft, Suffolk.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 4224.

Regiment: Norfolk Regiment, 3rd Battalion, South Africa Field Force.


Clasps Awarded: Cape Colony & Orange Free State.




1891   5, Church Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk.


George was 8 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

George Seth Dyke, 35, a Plasterer, born Lowestoft.

Mary Ann Dyke (nee Gough), 33, born Blundeston, Suffolk.

Annie Louisa Dyke, 9, born Lowestoft.

John Joshua Dyke, 5, born Lowestoft.

William Ernest Dyke, 4, born Lowestoft.

Frederick Osborne Dyke, 3, born Lowestoft.

Ethel Alice Dyke, 2 months, born Lowestoft.

The Boer War.

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