Dickerson, Alfred James


Dickerson, Alfred James
A J Dickerson


Nine items. The collection concerns Sergeant Alfred James Dickerson (930296 Royal Air Force) and contains documents, correspondence, newspaper cutting and photographs. He flew operations as a wireless operator / air gunner with 106 Squadron and was killed 28 January 1942.

The collection has been donated to the IBCC Digital Archive by Roger Smith and catalogued by Nigel Huckins.

Additional information on Alfred Dickerson is available via the IBCC Losses Database.




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Dickerson, AJ

Collection Items

A R Dickerson's Headstone
White Commonwealth war graves headstone for Sergeant A J Dickerson wireless operator air gunner, 28 January 1942. Submitted with caption 'Grave marker Rechswald Cemetery'.

Grave marker
Cross with 030296 Sgt A J Dickerson RAF, 28.1.42. Submitted with caption 'First grave marker Reichswald Cemetery'. On the reverse 'Re-interred Reichswald Forest Mil Cem, plot XI, Row B, Gr No 18'.

Alfred Dickerson
Head and shoulders portrait of Alfred Dickerson wearing tunic and side cap.

Southgate sergeant air-gunner reported missing
Notes that Sergeant Alfred James Dickerson had been posted as missing following an operation over Germany. Gives some personal details and note he was due to be married. Photograph alongside.

Commemorative scroll
Commemorates Sergeant A J Dickerson.

Alfred Dickerson's death certificate
Notes of 106 Squadron presumed date of death 28 January 1942 over Germany.

Letter to Alfred Dickerson's father from RAF records department
Informs him that confirmation had been received through the Red Cross that his son was killed in action on 28 January 1942. He was buried in military cemetery in Düsseldorf.

Letter to Alfred Dickerson's father from the Air Ministry
Notes that the remains of Sergeant A R Dickerson were removed from Düsseldorf cemetery and reverently re-interred in the Reichswald Forest British war cemetery.

Alfred Dickerson personnel document
RAF personnel document for Alfred James Dickerson with some details and notes killed in action 28/12/42. List of postings eventually to 106 Squadron. Notes alongside explains units posted to and some acronyms.
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