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Harold Dickinson

In memory of:

Sergeant Harold Dickinson

March 21, 1918

Military Service

Service Number:







Canadian Infantry (British Columbia Regiment)


7th Bn.

Honours and Awards:

Military Medal

Additional Information


June 25, 1895
Sheffield, United Kingdom


August 17, 1915
London, Ontario

Harold Dickinson was a British Home Child. He born in Sheffield, United Kingdom and emigrated from the Sheffield Union Workhouse (now the Northern General Hospital Sheffield) via Dr Barnardos in 1908.

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

Burial Information


Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

I. G. 24.


Houchin is a village situated between Barlin and Bethune, about 5 kilometres south of Bethune in the Pas-de-Calais. HOUCHIN BRITISH CEMETERY is to be found in open farmland on the south-west side of Houchin village. HOUCHIN BRITISH CEMETERY is served by a farm track which is accessible from the Houchin to Hallicourt road, D72. There are CWGC signposts to be found in the village of Houchin and on the main D72 road.

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 337 of 1084.
  • Honour roll– British Home Children World War 1 Honour Roll
  • Photo of HAROLD DICKINSON– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Photo of HAROLD DICKINSON– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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