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China War Medal, 1900 Relief of Pekin

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China War Medal, 1900 Relief of Pekin

RELIEF OF PEKIN. (Lieut, A.T.S.Dickinson. 1st Sikh Infy.) Naming is officially engraved in italic script, EF. Footnote: Arthur Thomas Searle Dickinson was the son of Commnader T.S.Dickinson, of Petersfield, Hampshire. he entered the Army in Feb. 1895 as 2nd Lieutenant, Somerset Light Infantry, and served in the campaign on the North West Frontier of India in 1897 with the Mohmand Field Force with the 1st Somerset Light Infantry. He was promoted to Lieutenant in April 1898 and transferred to the Indian Army, 1st Sikh Infantry, with whom he served in China at the relieft of Pekin, and on the North West Frontier of India in 1902, in the operations against the Darwesh Khel Waziris. During the Great War, he served as a Major in the 51st Sikhs, was three times mentioned in despatches, and KIA in Mesopotamia on 22nd November 1915 at age 40 years.
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