DICKSON, Henry Allen
(Service number 2/2984)

First Rank Driver Last Rank


Date *1894 Place of Birth Timaru

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Fireman
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin W. DICKSON (father), King Street, Timaru
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 11th Reinforcements, New Zealand Field Artillery, No. 3 Brigade Ammunition Column (Egypt)
Date 1 April 1916
Transport Tahiti or Maunganui
Embarked From Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

Service Medals
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

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


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 19 February 1976 Age 81 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery North Shore Cemetery
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Henry Allen Dickson was the second son of William and Mary Jane (née Richardson) Dickson. He was educated at Timaru South School. Henry returned to New Zealand in May 1919 per the "Carpentaria". He married Jane Grogan in 1922.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [11 April 2019]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [10 April 2019]; School Admission record (South Canterbury Branch NZSG) [11 April 2019]; Sun, 3 May 1919 (Papers Past) [08 April 2019]

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