DICKS Robert George

Known information

Private Robert George Dicks of the 2/4th Battalion Leicestershire Regiment was born at Oundle in 1883. He was married to Rose Annie Dicks of the Midland Hotel, Ketton. The couple had one child. Before enlisting on 21 August 1917, Robert was employed as a yard foreman. He went to France on 1 January 1918, and was killed on 22 March in the German Spring Offensive. He is buried at Grevillers British Cemetery in France, grave XII.B.9, and remembered on the war memorial at Ketton. Coincidentally, he is buried in the same cemetery as another Ketton soldier, George Jackson.

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  • Ketton Memorial
  • Ketton Memorial 2
  • Grevillers British Cemetery 1
  • Grevillers British Cemetery 2
  • R G Dicks

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I went to visit Pte George Jackson at Grevillers on the 100th anniversary of his death. Whilst thee I paid my respects to Pte Robert Dicks.
By Chris on Monday 3rd July '17 at 3:16pm

Rutland and The Battle of the Somme

More than 90 Rutland soldiers died in the Battle of the Somme which lasted from 1 July 1916 until the middle of November. Today they lie in cemeteries across the old battlefield in northern France or are remembered among the 72,000 names on the Thiepval Memorial to the Missing of the Somme. By using our interactive map, you can find out what happened to them.

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