Wars Last Goodbyes
Individual Record

St Swithun Leonard Stanley

Inscription

To the dear memory

Of

Henry Eric Dixon

Captain Middlesex Regiment

And Flight Commander R.F.C.

Killed whilst flying on duty

19th August 1917 Aged 27

And of

Cyril Maxfield Dixon

Lt 4th York & Lancaster Reg

(The Hallamshires)

Killed in action near Ypres

30th August 1915 Aged 20

Eldest and third sons of

The late A. E. Dixon

"So they passed over and all

the trumpets sounded for them

on the other side"

Place of Inscription

St Swithun Leonard Stanley

Gloucestershire

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Henry Eric

Dixon

9th May 1890

Penarth, Glamorgan

19th August 1917

Died in Sheffield, Yorkshire from injuries received when his aeroplane engine failed and crashed en route from Sheffield to Gloucestershire

27

Christ Church, Fulwood, Yorkshire

First World War

Captain

Royal Flying Corps

24th Battalion Middlesex Regiment

The brothers Dixon - both Henry and Cyril are commemorated at Leonard Stanley church

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