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Private Walter Elliott Dickson

26 Battalion, Royal Fusiliers

 

Pte Elliot, a bomber serving with A Company, 1 Platoon, was reported wounded and missing, aged 19, on 7 October 1916 during the Battle of the Somme. His death was confirmed three days later. He is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial.

 

Faces of the First World War

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Find out more about this First World War Centenary project at www.1914.org/faces.

 

This image is from IWM Collections.

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