Robert Sinclair DICKSON

DICKSON, Robert Sinclair

Service Number: 677
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 6th Infantry Battalion
Born: Dollar, Clackmannanshire, Scotland., date not yet discovered
Home Town: Sydney, City of Sydney, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Draper
Died: Killed in Action, Bailleul, France, 25 April 1918, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: Outtersteene Communal Cemetery Extension
Plot II, Row B, Grave No. 9, Outtersteene Communal Cemetery Extension, Bailleul, Nord Pas de Calais, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

9 May 1917: Involvement Private, 677, 1st Machine Gun Company
9 May 1917: Embarked Private, 677, 1st Machine Gun Company, HMAT Ulysses, Sydney
25 Apr 1918: Involvement Private, 677, 6th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

6th Bn.Australian Infantry, A.I.F.

He was 32 and the son of James and Georgina Sinclair Dickson, of "Ballarat," Dollar, Clackmannanshire, Scotlandand sometime of Ochilton Road, Dollar, Clackmannanshire, Scotland.

Enlistment date-28 November 1916
Rank on enlistment-Private
Unit name-1st Machine Gun Company, 12th Reinforcement

Age at embarkation-30

He is remembered in the town of his birth,  Dollar as follows:

United Free Church

West Church

St Columba Church

Dollar Academy War Memorial.