Private William Dick

Private William Robert Dick, 1st Depot Battalion, Manitoba Regiment. He died in Shoal Lake Hospital, Manitoba, aged 23, from pneumonia on the 21st May 1918. He had been born in Galashiels and was the son of Peter and Minnie Dick who had emigrated to Canada in 1912. He was farming with his father at Oakburn, Manitoba when he received his draft papers. However he was found unfit for military service and was discharged. He is buried in McLean Cemetery, Shoal Lake, Manitoba, Canada. ( His brothers George and John also died during the War).

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