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|DOB||1897 in North Wingfield|
|Date & place of death/details||19/01/1916 age 18
Died of wounds in Tique Military Hospital Malta
|Regiment & Unit||A company, 9th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment)|
|Any photographs?||Derbyshire Times 29/1/1916 & Derbyshire Courier|
|Derbyshire Times Obituary?|| Derbyshire Times 29/1/1916 (page
10) & Derbyshire Courier 1/2/1916
|Parents names||Mr William & Mrs Mary Dilkes|
|Parents address||20, Station Road, Hepthorone Lane|
|Grave location or memoria location||Buried at Pieta Military Cemetery, Malta, C.V.II.1.|
|Any other information?||His name is misspelt Dilks on Tupton;s
Also remembered on the North Wingfield memorial.
Wounded in the thigh in Gallipoli on the 3rd November 1915, he was treated in a field hospital, and then transfered to Malta Hospital, where he died after a second operation.
Pre war occupation was a miner at Clay Cross Company No. 2 pit.
He was also a member of the Rechabite Lodge at Clay Cross.
He had a brother called William, who was also killed in action later in 1916.