Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Edward Dickson

In memory of:

Private Edward Dickson

May 17, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

46997

Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)

Division:

16th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

October 26, 1893
Georgetown, Prince Edward Island

Enlistment:

September 26, 1914
Valcartier, Québec

Son of William J. Dickson, of Rocky Point, Prince Edward Island.

Commemorated on Page 77 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

IV. H. 15.

Location:

LARCH WOOD (RAILWAY CUTTING) CEMETERY is located 4 Km south east of Ieper town centre, on the Komenseweg, connecting Ieper to Komen (N366). From Ieper town centre the Komenseweg is located via the Rijselsestraat, through the Rijselpoort (Lille Gate) and crossing the Ieper ring road, towards Armentieres and Lille. The road name then changes to Rijselseweg. 1 Km along the Rijselseweg lies the left hand turning onto Komenseweg. About 2.7 Km along the Komenseweg lies the left hand turning onto the cemetery, which is located 400 metres along a rough single tracked road to an ungated railway crossing, immediately adjacent to the site.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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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 389 of 1084.
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