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Sgt Howard Dickerson

Sgt Howard Dickerson

Birth
Mendon, Chariton County, Missouri, USA
Death 13 Jun 1918 (aged 27)
France
Burial Belleau, Departement de l'Aisne, Picardie, France
Memorial ID 55856823 · View Source
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Sgt Regular Army, A Co., 2nd Engineers, 2nd Division. Enlisted May 1917 in Denver, CO. Commemorated on the Honor Roll Casualty List June 22 1918.
Born 19 May 1891, Mendon, Chariton Co., MO. Son of Thomas B. & Maria McGREGOR (both deceased), adopted son of Linda E. DICKERSON (later SWITZER) and husband of (the late) May (McKINNEY) DICKERSON.
Died from wounds, on 13 Jun 1918, sustained at midnight 11/12 June while working on preparing front line trenches with the 3rd Platoon, A Company. A high explosive shell hit a small working party of Sgt. DICKERSON and five men, instantly killing two. Sgt. DICKERSON was the most seriously wounded of the other four men. The attack took place about 100 yards south of the Paris-Metz road, 400 yards west of Le Thiolet during the 2nd Division's assault on Belleau Wood at Chateau Thierry.
Buried at Aisne-Marne American Cemetery, Belleau, France Plot A, Row 12, Grave 11.


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  • Maintained by: Barbara Wright
  • Originally Created by: Russ Dodge
  • Added: 4 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 55856823
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt Howard Dickerson (19 Mar 1891–13 Jun 1918), Find A Grave Memorial no. 55856823, citing Aisne-Marne American Cemetery and Memorial, Belleau, Departement de l'Aisne, Picardie, France ; Maintained by Barbara Wright (contributor 47333752) .