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Reginald George Dimmer

Surname: Dimmer
Other names: Reginald George
Other people in this story:
George Edward Dimmer
Kate Elizabeth Dimmer nee Foyle
Locations in this story:
Bowerchalke, Wiltshire
France & Flanders
Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, West Flanders, Belgium
Topp Hill, Ebbesbourne Wake, Wiltshire

Story:
Reginald George Dimmer was born on 12th April, 1897 in Bowerchalke, Wiltshire, and baptised there on 13th May, 1897. He was the son of George Edward Dimmer, a carter working on a farm, and Kate Elizabeth Dimmer (nee Foyle). At the time of the 1911 Census he was single, working as a Farm Hand and living at Topp Hill, Ebbesbourne Wake, Wiltshire. He enlisted in Salisbury as a Private in the 2nd Battalion of the Duke of Edinburgh's (Wiltshire) Regiment (Service No. 33230). He served in France & Flanders and was awarded the Victory and British War medals. He died on 30th July 1917 and his name appears on the Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, West Flanders, Belgium (Panel 53). He is remembered on the Ebbesbourne Wake War Memorial.

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Links to related web content / sources:
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
The National Archives