Name:-   Dickson, John Davidson

Nationality:-    UK

Age :-   20

Rank:-   Private

Number:-  45792

Medal:-

Service:-   Army

Regiment / ship:-  16th Bn., Royal Scots

Date of death:-   Friday 14th September 1917

Cemetery / Memorial:-    Hargicourt British Cemetery, Aisne, France

Area of cemetery / memorial :-    I.G.7.

Family information:-    Son of Andrew and Anne Dickson, Carne Cottage, Rosemount, Blairgowrie.  Rosemount is about 1 mile south of Blairgowrie.

1901 Census ...

Carrie Cottage, Blairgowrie

Andrew Dickson, head, 45, Stone Mason (builder) , b. Leith, Midlothian

Ann Dickson, wife, 39, b. Cupar, Fifeshire

Caroline Dickson, mother, 78, retired grocer, b. Elie, Fifeshire

Catherine Dickson, daughter, 16, dressmaker, b. Cupar, Fifeshire

Caroline Dickson, daughter, 14, scholar, b. Cupar, Fifeshire

Annie Dickson, daughter, 9, scholar, b. Blairgowrie

Andrew Dickson, son, 7, scholar, b. Blairgowrie

George Dickson, son, 6, scholar, b. Blairgowrie

John Dickson, son, 3, b. Blairgowrie

Robert Dickson, son, 1, b. Blairgowrie

Helen Stewart, sister, 52, sick nurse, b. Pathhead, Fifeshire 

Charles Stewart, nephew, 23, general labourer, b. Dundee, Forfarshire

Extra information:-

In 1891 census there is a Andrew, 35, and Anne, 29,  Dickson living at 31, William Street, Blairgowrie.  He was a stonemason from Leith, Edinburgh.  They have children Catherine, 6, and Caroline, 4. b. Blairgowrie

 

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