Private William Dickinson

Private William Kendal Dickinson, 1st/4th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. He was killed in action in Belgium on 26th April 1915, aged 19. during the Second Battle of Ypres.  He was the son of James and Hannah Dickinson of Longhirst and is commemorated on the Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Flanders, Belgium. He fell in an attack on German positions in the village of St Julien by the 4th and 6th Battalions of the Fusiliers. The attack failed with heavy casualties.

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