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Dickerson, M.

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Formerly of Lindsay – Killed in Action

Mr. George Coneybeare, former proprietor of Coneybeare Lodge on Cambridge St. North, received with much regret the news that Coy. Sergr. Merrill G. Dickerson had been killed in action.

Coy. Sergt. Dickerson was a resident of Lindsay for a year as representative of the Fuller Brush Company. He was well known as quite popular and was a member of L.O.L. No. 33 in Lindsay. A clipping received by Mr. Coneybeare reads as follows:
Coy. Sergt. Dickerson was a son of Lawrence Dickerson and the late Mrs. Dickerson, of Toronto. He was killed in action in France on July 8th. He enlisted on July 2nd 1940 at Peterboro, with the Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry Highlanders. He went overseas in July 1941. He leaves to mourn his loss, his wife and a little son Allan in England his father, 2 sisters, Mrs. Lance Parks, of Newcastle, and Mrs. Ed. Mann, Jr., of Campbellton; also 4 brothers, Murray with the Cameron Highlanders in France, Wallace with the Carlton-York Regiment in Italy, Gordon with the infantry unit in Aldershot, N.S., and Robert Dickerson at home.

The message regretting his death gave no details.

Media Type:
Genealogical Resource
Item Types:
Watchful Warder
Date of Publication:
6 Sep 1944
Personal Name(s):
Merrill Dickerson ; George Coneybeare ; Lawrence Dickerson ; Lance Parks ; Ed Mann ; Murray Dickerson ; Wallace Dickerson ; Gordon Dickerson ; Robert Dickerson
World War II Service Files
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Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.35012 Longitude: -78.73286
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Dickerson, M.