Born: 22 November 1875 in Wrexham, Denbighshire, Wales and baptised on 13 August 1876 at Ightfield Parish Church, Shropshire.
Family: He was the son of John and Mary Jane Dickin. He married Mary Emma Rogers on 17 September 1900 in Baschurch parish church, Shropshire and together they had six children – Mary, John, Muriel, Rowland, Lilian and Violet.
Residence: At the time of his birth his family were living in Ightfield, Whitchurch, Shropshire. In 1881 he was living with his aunt and uncle in High Street, Wem. At the time of his marriage in 1900 he was living at Brownhill, Ruyton, Shropshire and in 1901, having just married, he was living with his parents in law in Baschurch, Ellesmere, Shropshire. In 1911 he was living with his wife and children at Tynewydd Villa, Abbey Street, Rhyl, Flintshire, Wales and from 1939 until his death at 50 Abbey Street, Rhyl, Flintshire.
Died: 13 January 1963 at Lluesty Hospital, Holywell, Flintshire, aged 87.
Regiment: King’s Shropshire Light Infantry (previously Shropshire Yeomanry)
Service Number: 230127 (previously 1653)
Date of Enlistment: Unknown
Date of Discharge: Unknown
Reason for Discharge: Unknown