Casualty details

DIMMER, JOHN HENRY STEPHEN

Rank:
Lieutenant Colonel
Date of Death:
21/03/1918
Age:
35
Regiment/Service:
King's Royal Rifle Corps
 
attd. 2nd/4th Bn. Royal Berkshire Regiment
Awards:
V C, M C
Grave Reference
II. B. 46.
Cemetery
VADENCOURT BRITISH CEMETERY, MAISSEMY

Additional Information:

Husband of Dora Garvagh (formerly Dimmer), of Ashby Hall, Lincoln.


Citation

An extract from "The London Gazette" dated 19th Nov., 1914. records the following:-"This Officer served his machine gun during the attack on the 12th November at Klein Zillebeke until he had been shot five times - three times by shrapnel and twice by bullets, and continued at his post until his gun was destroyed."

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VADENCOURT BRITISH CEMETERY, MAISSEMY

Casualty Record Detail
Country:
France
Locality:
Aisne

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