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Alexander Morrison Dick

In memory of:

Private Alexander Morrison Dick

May 23, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

624428

Age:

24

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)

Division:

27th Bn.

Citation(s):

Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Honours and Awards:

Military Medal

Additional Information


Born:

September 30, 1892
Wallasey, Cheshire County, England

Enlistment:

January 3, 1916
Lacombe, Alberta

Son of Matthew and Helen Dick of Wallasey, Cheshire County, England. Spouse of Marion I. Wilkes (formerly Dick), of Calgary, Alberta.

Commemorated on Page 227 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

VIMY COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

C. 3.

Location:

Vimy is a village about 10 kilometres north-north-east of Arras on the main road to Lens. Take the N17 from Arras for approximately 10.3 kilometres to its junction with the D46E (first sign for Vimy centre on right (east) side of road). Travel 800 metres along this road to its junction with the D51 (Farbus road) and make a right turn. The VIMY COMMUNAL CEMETERY lies approximately 1 kilometre along this road on the left side.

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 231 of 1084.
  • Roll of Honour– Pte. Alexander Morrison Dick's name was included on the Merchants Bank of Canada 1914 - 1918 Roll of Honour. He indicated on his military attestation that he was a bank clerk.  Source:  The Standard / Canada's Aid to the Allies and Peace Memorial.  Edited by Frederick Yorston. Published by the Montreal Standard Publishing Co., Ltd., Montreal.  This large Souvenir Edition magazine included the Rolls of Honour for various prominent Canadian businesses.
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