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JOHN A. DICKSON
Possibly – only one on the Glasgow WW2 Roll of Honour and on SNWM
John Andrew Dickson – age 28 – Lieutenant (187820) 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders.
John was commissioned in May 1941. The 2nd Seaforths landed on Sicily with the 51st Highland Division on 10 July 1943. (Source: London Gazette 6/6/1941 p.3317 and 51hd.co.uk)
Born 1915 in St. George, Edinburgh. (Source: SNWM and GRoS – Birth Register)
Son of Thomas David and Margaret Walker Dickson. (Source: CWGC)
Husband of Grace Fulton (McLean) Dickson of 82 Ashburton Road, Glasgow W2 who he married in 1940 in Blythswood, Glasgow. (Source: CWGC, Glasgow WW2 Roll of Honour and GroS – Marriage Register)
Killed in Action on 14 July 1943.
Commonwealth War Grave – Syracuse War Cemetery, Sicily, Italy.