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Richard Dickinson

In memory of:

Corporal Richard Dickinson

September 3, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

5025

Age:

24

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Engineers

Division:

1st Bn.

Citation(s):

Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Honours and Awards:

Military Medal

Additional Information


Born:

May 19, 1894
New Westminister, British Columbia

Enlistment:

September 23, 1914
Valcartier, Québec

Son of Arthur and Ada E. Dickinson, of New Westminster, British Columbia. Husband of Beatrice Dickinson, of North Vancouver, British Columbia.

Commemorated on Page 397 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

WANCOURT BRITISH CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

VIII. G. 6.

Location:

Wancourt is a village about 8 kilometres south-east of Arras. It is 2 kilometres south of the main road from Arras to Cambrai. The WANCOURT BRITISH CEMETERY is a short distance south-east of the village just off the D 35 road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Circumstances of death registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada. CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR. Surnames: Deuel to Domoney. Microform Sequence 28; Volume Number 31829_B016737. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 172. Page 347 of 1084.

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