2/5th Bedfordshire Regiment

Sergeant Jim Dickman

Sergeant Jim Dickman of 2/5th Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment was born in Luton on 8th January 1895.

Aged 16 he is working as a stonemason's labourer & living with his family in the High Street, Leagrave, Luton. The 1911 census also shows that his father James is 50 years old & working as a carpenter & joiner, his mother Elizabeth Martha 40, is at home looking after Ivy, 14 & 10 year old Bill (William). Jim's older sister Daisy is 19 years old & working as in ironer in a laundry.

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