Private Robert Dickinson
23727 1/4th Kings Own Royal Lancaster Regiment
Killed in Action 20th September 1917 in Belgium Lived at 78 Oxford Road
Commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium
Burnley Express 8th December 1917 - 9th November 1918

WEAVERS DEATH PRESUMED (Burnley Express 9th November 1918)

Mrs. Dickinson, of 78 Oxford-road Burnley, and formerly of 19 Milton-street, has been informed that Signaller Robt. Dickinson, 23727, of the King’s Own Royal Lancasters, who had been missing since September 20, 1917, had been presumed dead by the War Office. He was wounded on that day and nothing had been heard of him since. He enlisted in June, 1916, and went out in the following January. He was married, with one child, and formerly was a weaver at Proctor’s Stonyholme. He was connected with St. Aidan’s Mission.

 

 

 

 

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