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Name:
George Dickson
Casualty No.:
Initials:
G A
Service No.:
Date of Birth:
Place of Birth:
Age at Death:
Ranks:
Lance Corporal
Unit:
25th Northumberland Fusiliers
Place Enlisted:
Home Address:
Lane Head, Middleton-in-Teesdale
Civilian Employment:
Grocer
Cause of Death:
Killed in Action
Date of Death:
8-January-1918
Place of Death:
France
Battles & Campaigns:
UK Commemorated:
Overseas Commemorated:
Buried:
Decoration and Medals:
Service :
Army
Service Records:
Family Details:

Son of Mr and Mrs  R. Dickson.

Notes:

Prior to joining up, George worked for Mr Teesdale, a grocer in Copley. He was known as a crack shot at his local gun club, and was subsequently engaged in training other soldiers in shooting.

 

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Sources:
Local Memorials: www.newmp.org.uk; Teesdale Townships: Teesdale Poor Law Union 1914; Service: MiT UTASS project data; Unit: MiT UTASS project data; Home Address: MiT UTASS project data; Civilian Employment: MiT UTASS project data; Place of Death: MiT UTASS project data; Family Details: Teesdale Mercury; Notes: MiT UTASS project data; Date of Death: MiT UTASS project data; Cause of Death: MiT UTASS project data; Teesdale Mercury 02.10.1918 Page 3: Column 3; Date of Death Month: Teesdale Mercury 02.10.1918 Page 3: Column 3; Date of Death Day: Teesdale Mercury 02.10.1918 Page 3: Column 3; Date of Death Year: Teesdale Mercury 02.10.1918 Page 3: Column 3;