DICKINSON, Joe

Rank: 
Private
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
York and Lancaster Regiment
Service: 
Army
Service numbers: 
4748227
Died : 
Tuesday, September 7, 1943
Killed in action or died of wounds
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Operations: 
Private Joe Dickinson, 3 Troop, was one of the commando contingent embarked on Motor Launch ML 156 for Operation Chariot, the raid at St. Nazaire 28 March 1942. He was evacuated back to the UK after the raid [1][1a].
  • 1943 killed in action in Italy serving with 1st Bn. York and Lancaster Regiment [2][3].
Sources
[1] St Nazaire Society website.
[1a] Nominal Roll in Saint Nazaire Commando, author Stuart Chant-Sempill.
[2] CWGC.
[3] Casualty Lists 1939-45 / National archives file WO417/67.
 
Notes
  • Surname spelt as on Sources [2] and [3].
  • Sources at [1] and [1a] spell his surname as Dickenson; with only an initial of 'J'.
  • There is a photo of 3 Troop in our gallery where his name is listed but not identified amongst the men.

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