DICKSON, Samuel Rogerson
(Service number 15878)

First Rank Rifleman Last Rank


Date Unknown Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Willowbridge
Occupation Contractor
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Samuel R. Dickson (father), Pirongia, Waikato
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 6th Reinforcements 3rd Battalion, G Company
Date 26 July 1916
Transport Waitemata or Ulimaroa
Embarked From Wellington, New Zealand Destination Devenport, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

Service Medals
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 21 November 1952 Age
Place of Death Papakura
Memorial or Cemetery
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Appears on the "Court Star of Waihao No. 7929 Roll of Honour" for World War One.

The Waimate Museum and Archives Early Settlers Index notes there were two men listed in the Waitaki in the Waitaki Electoral Roll for 1909 with this name, one a farmer and the other a labourer noted as "Jnr".


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database (9 February 2015); Waimate Museum and Archives Early Settlers Index

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Tony Rippin (South Canterbury Museum)

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