Private Edward Dickinson 15483

Soldier Factfile

Name:  Private Edward Dickinson 15483

Date of Birth:  1892?


Beaumont Leys Lodge, nr. Belgrave, Leicester

Parents Names:  Robert Dickinson (Farm Foreman) and Susannah

Occupation before the war:  Horse hand on farm

Siblings Names:  Ethel b1891?

Date Died:   27.6.1916

Age:  26

Place of Death:   23 General hospital, Etaples

Place of Burial/Memorial:  Ii B 52, Etaples Military Cemetery

Cause of death:  Wounds sustained in battle, probably Battle of Loos, but that hasn’t been confirmed.

Regiment:  4th Battalion, Coldstream Guards


Any other information (e.g. Service Record/ appearance etc)

  • Very little information available for Edward
  • Just over £11 was paid to Robert his father in ages and Gratuity
  • 4th Battalion (Pioneers)
    17.07.1915 Formed at Windsor as the Guards Pioneer Battalion then became the 4th Battalion.
    15.08.1915 Mobilised for war and Deployed to France joining the Guards Division and engaged in various actions on the Western Front.