DIMMER, JOHN HENRY STEPHEN
- Lieutenant Colonel
- Date of Death:
- King's Royal Rifle Corps
- attd. 2nd/4th Bn. Royal Berkshire Regiment
- V C, M C
- Grave Reference
- II. B. 46.
- VADENCOURT BRITISH CEMETERY, MAISSEMY
Husband of Dora Garvagh (formerly Dimmer), of Ashby Hall, Lincoln.
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."