Private William Dickens

Army Number : 18927

Battalion : 4th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

Born 1895 in Blackwell, Derbyshire and lived at Newton, Derbyshire. Son of Isaac and Ada Dickens of Main Street, Newton. He was a Coal Miner prior to enlisting at Mansfield, Nottinghamshire. He died of wounds, 1st November 1917, at Sunderland Military Hospital.




Buried/Commemorated : Blackwell (St. Werburgh) Churchyard, Derbyshire, United Kingdom. Row B. Grave 11.

Photograph of Private Dickens, article and grave kindly submitted by Nigel King.

Photograph of cemetery or memorial not yet obtained.
Private William Dickens grave
Private William Dickens is also commemorated on the following local memorials :-
Newton War Memorial, Newton, Derbyshire.