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Dingley, William

2nd Lieut. William Dingley. Born at Barnet, September, 1895, youngest son of Mr. W. Dingley, Tufnell Park. Joined the U.P.S. in September, 1914, went with the Brigade to France, November, 1915, was gazetted to the 7th Suffolks, July 1916. After fighting on the Somme, was killed near Arras gallantly leading his platoon, April 29th, 1917. Guy's Hospital Reports Vol.LXX, War Memorial Number


First name(s)William
Date of birthSeptember 1895
Place of birthBarnet
Family detailsYoungest son of William and Ruth Dingley of 33, Anson Road, Tufnell Park, London (1913)
Previous educationDunhead College, Launceston
CollegeGuy's Hospital
Dates at college27 August 1913
Dept / courseDental Pupilage and Chemistry and Physics
Military unitJoined UPS in Sept 1914. Gazetted July 1916 - 7th Suffolks
War / conflictWorld War One (1914-1918)
CampaignsWent to France November 1915 - Fought on the Somme
Date of death29 April 1917
Rank at death2nd Lieutenant
Place of deathNear Arras
Cause of deathKilled, while gallantly leading his platoon
Burial placeDuisans British Cemetery, Etrun
Commemoration(s)Guy's Hospital Memorial
SourcesGuy's Hospital Medical School Records, King's College London Archives; Commonwealth War Graves Commission

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