DICKINSON, John, L.

Rank: 
Lance Corporal
Unit/Base: 
3 Commando
Police Service: 
Kingston upon Hull Yorkshire
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Armoured Corps
Service: 
Army
Number: 
14241642
P.O.W. number: 
6178
Born: 
Thursday, September 16, 1915
Birthplace: 
Hull, Yorkshire
Lance Corporal John Dickinson was reported missing 14 July 1943 during operations in Sicily, later found to be a prisoner of war.
A serving Police Officer he volunteered for the Commandos as part of one of the Police Intakes. In 1939 he was single and a Police Constable residing in Kingston upon Hull . At the same address are Elsie and Leonard Dickinson, the latter being a Police Inspector.
 
Sources
Casualty Lists / National Archives file WO417/66.
Prisoners of War Lists / National Archives file WO392/1.
German Record Cards of British POWs / National Archives file WO416/96/231.
The 1939 register covering Kingston upon Hull.
 

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