Thursday, 14 August 2008

Lance-Corporal Samuel Benson Dickson

Born on 6 August 1887 in Brockville, Ontario - husband of Mabel Dickson, Toronto, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1918: present address in Brockville, Ontario, trade as brakeman, married, no current or previous military service, Methodist, height of 5 feet 8 inches, chest of 38 inches fully expanded, fair complexion, blue eyes, fair hair.

Joined the 1st Depot Battalion, Eastern Ontario Regiment, in Barriefield, Ontario, on 23 May 1918 (number 3060174) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 10 or 11 October 1918 - struck off the strength of the 38th Battalion on 16 June 1919.

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