Wallace Bruce Dickson Born 10 June 1929 - Died 4 October 1951 PDF Print Share Key details Contribute › Service number203658 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Last rankGunner AWMMRoyal New Zealand Artillery, 16 Field Regiment AWMM WarKorean War, 1950-1953 AWMM Lay a poppy Auckland War Memorial Museum, Hall of Memories. Korea, Malay … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesWallace Bruce AWMM SurnameDickson AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number203658 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth10 June 1929 AWMM Place of birthTe Puke, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand AWMM Birth notesTe Puke, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand AWMM Occupation before enlistmentCarpenter's apprentice AWMM Post war occupation Address before enlistment Next of kin on embarkationMrs E.M. Dickson (mother), Papamoa RD, Te Puke, New Zealand AWMM Relationship status Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarKorean War, 1950-1953 AWMM Campaigns ForceArmy AWMM Service number203658 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and AwardsNew Zealand Operational Service Medal AWMM Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training Enlistment Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation details Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesKilled in Action, Cause of Death AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankGunner AWMMRoyal New Zealand Artillery, 16 Field Regiment AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Served with Kayforce 1950-51Gunner Dickson's sister, Mrs Pam Jamieson of Huntly, received the New Zealand Operational Service Medal on his behalf from the Prime Minister and the Minister of Defence at a presentation at the Auckland War Memorial Museum on Thursday 27 November 2003 AWMM Death About death Contribute › Age at death22 AWMM Date of death4 October 1951 AWMM Cause of deathKilled in Action AWMM Place of death Death notesWest-central sector of the United Nations front AWMM Cemetery nameUnited Nations Cemetery, Pusan, Korea AWMM Grave reference Memorial nameAuckland War Memorial Museum, Hall of Memories. Korea, Malaya-Borneo. AWMM Memorial reference ObituaryNZ Herald, 9 October 1951, p. 8. AWMM Roll of Honour Remember Wallace Bruce Dickson by laying a poppy. Thomas Paul Dickson Wallace Dickson Wallace Bruce Dickson William Dickson William Dickson Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Wallace Bruce Dickson Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksNew Zealand Defence Force. Roll of Honour. Personnel who have died on operational service since 3 September 1945.http://medals.nzdf.mil.nz/info/roll-of-honour/index.htmlSources UsedNew Zealand Navy in the Korean War. Navy Museum.http://www.navymuseum.mil.nz/history/time/korean/default.htmFurther ReferenceNew Zealand in the Korean War. NZHistory online.http://www.nzhistory.net.nz/war/korean-warFurther Reference DocumentsK-Force nominal roll : embarked for Korea on 'Ormonde' on 10 December 1950 AWMMMcGibbon, I.C. (1992-1996). New Zealand and the Korean War (Vols. 1-2). Auckland, N.Z.; Wellington, N.Z.: Oxford University Press in association with the Historical Branch, Dept. of Internal Affairs. AWMMMcGibbon, I.C. (1992-1996). New Zealand and the Korean War (Vols. 1-2). Auckland, N.Z.; Wellington, N.Z.: Oxford University Press in association with the Historical Branch, Dept. of Internal Affairs. AWMMMcGibbon, I.C. (1992-1996). Volume II: Combat Operations, pp. 209-10, 371, 402. AWMMHopkins, G. (2002). Tales from Korea : the Royal New Zealand Navy. Auckland, N.Z.: Reed. AWMMThe New Zealand Herald AWMMNZ Herald, 9 October 1951, p. 8. AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.