Wallace Bruce Dickson 10 June 1929 - 4 October 1951 Key details Contribute › Service number203658 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at dischargeGunner AWMMRoyal New Zealand Artillery, 16 Field Regiment AWMM WarKorean War, 1950-1953 AWMM Play your part Contribute what you know about their war service and life. Lay a poppy Leave a note PDF Print Share 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 PukeBay of PlentyNew Zealand AWMM Birth notesTe PukeBay of PlentyNew Zealand AWMM Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistmentCarpenter's apprentice AWMM Post war occupation Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistment Next of kin on embarkationMrs E.M. Dickson (mother)Papamoa RDTe PukeNew Zealand AWMM Relationship status Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarKorean War, 1950-1953 AWMM Campaigns ForceArmy AWMM Service number203658 AWMM Military units Military service Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and AwardsNew Zealand Operational Service Medal AWMM Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training Enlistment Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsPost WW2 AWMM10 December 1950 AWMMWellingtonNew Zealand AWMM Embarkation bodyPost WW2 AWMM10 December 1950 AWMMKayforce AWMM163 Battery AWMMOrmonde AWMMGunner AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesKilled in ActionCause 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 Contribute › Cemetery nameUnited Nations CemeteryPusanKorea AWMM Grave reference Memorial Contribute › Memorial nameAuckland War Memorial MuseumHall of Memories. KoreaMalaya-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.