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   Captain William Tillie Dickson
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 28/12/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 1st Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Date Of Birth: 15/07/1887
Died: 09/07/1916 (Died of Wounds)
Age: 29
William Tillie Dickson was the son of James and Annabella Graham (nee Tillie) Dickson. He was born about 1887. His father was a local magistrate, a Member of Parliament and a linen manufacturer (Dickson & Co). They lived at Miltown House, Dungannon.The 1911 census records 23 year old William Tillie as working as a linen manufacturer William Tillie Dickson married Elizabeth Dickson, of 46, Cranley Gardens, South Kensington, London.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Beauval Communal Cemetery
  Beauval, Somme
Grave Ref: Grave A-13.
CWGC Casualty 34961
Beauval is a village on the main road (N25) between Amiens and Doullens, about 24 kilometres north of Amiens and 6 kilometres south of Doullens. Beauval Communal Cemetery is on the northern side of the village at the end of a by-road leading off the main road - Rue de l'Eglise.
Local Memorial Details

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1 Dungannon War Memorial - Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers - WWI - Panel 1 Dungannon
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists Dickson family Does not list William at house 13 in Miltown (South side), Dungannon
2 1910 Ulster Towns Directory - Dungannon Dickson, James, J.P., Milltown house
3 1911 Census lists Allen family Lists William Tille as age 23, a linen maker, at house 16 in Miltown (South Side), Dungannon
4 1st Presbyterian Dungannon William T Dickson, died of wounds
5 Dungannon Golf Club Details of Dickson family including photo
6 James Dickson biography Information on William's father James Robert Dickson
7 Masonic Lodges Lists William Tillie Dickson as a member of Lodge 9, Dungannon
8 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
9 Our Heroes Irish Website Brief information on Captain William Tillie Dickson
10 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of William Tillie Dickson's headstone can be purchased here.
11 Wikipedia - James Dickson Wikipedia entry for William's father James Dickson
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