William Henry Dickson

  • 1914 -1915 Star
  • British War Medal
  • Gallipoli Medallion
  • Gallipoli Lapel Badge
  • Victory Medal
  • Born 4 March 1887, Balfour, Southland, New Zealand
  • Died 13 June 1964, Gore
  • Last rank Private
  • Service number 9/1278
  • Served In Otago Mounted Rifles, 6th Reinforcements
  • Next of Kin John Dickson (father), Otamita, Gore
  • Pre-war occupation Farming
  • ReligionPresbyterian
  • Enlisted11 June 1915, Otago
  • Embarkationaboard HMNZT 67 Tofua, departed 11 October 1915, disembarked Plymouth, England, 28 December 1915.
  • Theatres of operationGallipoli 1915, Egyptian 1915-1916, Egyptian E.F. 1916 and Western European 1916-1917-1918
  • Periods of service116 days in New Zealand, three years and 71 days overseas, in Egypt, Gallipoli and France. Total service of three years and 187 days.
  • Returned to New Zealandaboard Remuera, 7 September 1918
  • Discharged13 December 1918 on termination of period of engagement
  • Awarded1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Gallipoli Medallion, Gallipoli Lapel Badge and Victory Medal