Pte Harold William Dimick 8-C-6
Harold was born on October 12 1919 in Harris Saskatchewan as the son of Charles Elmer Dimick and Mary Catherine Dimick (both Irish) of Harris. His parents were married on November 3 1913 in Zealandia Saskatchewan. His bothers were Melvin, Harry, Elgin, Lester (also in the overseas army) and Orland Dimick. His sisters were Cleo Schofield, Alma Cunningham and Goldie Dimick.
He was a farmer and member of the United Church of Canada. He liked all sports and played himself ball and hockey.
He enlisted on February 3 1943 in Regina Saskatchewan and he went on February 25 1944 overseas to the UK and he went thereafter on June 13 as reinforcement to France.
Harold died of wounds on Tuesday August 15 age 24 in the A Coy near Falaise and he was temporarily buried in Gaumesnil West of Caen-Falaise and reburied on January 19 1945 in Bretteville S/Laize.
At his headstone: HIS MEMORY IS AS DEAR TODAY AS IN THE HOUR HE PASSED AWAY
His medals were: 1939-45 Star; France Germany Star; War Medal; CVSM & Clasp.