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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Carlisle
Town
Carlisle
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
67086
Current location

On South Stairs
St Cuthbert's Church
St Cuthbert's Lane
Carlisle
Carlisle
Cumbria
CA3 8AQ
England

OS Grid Ref: NY 39978 55849
Denomination: Church of England

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Previous locations
  • The Church is now Elim Pentecostal
    St Paul's Church
    St Paul's Square
    Carlisle
    Carlisle
    Cumbria
    CA1 1DB
    England

    OS Grid Ref: NY 40334 55858
    Denomination: Church of England
Description
Bronze Plaque on wood backing
Inscription
TO THE BELOVED MEMORY OF/EDWARD BASIL DIXON/LIEUT. 5TH LOYAL NORTH LANCASHIRE REGT/YOUNGEST SON OF FRANCIS PETER DIXON/MAYOR OF CARLISLE/BORN 26TH SEPTEMBER 1889/KILLED IN ACTION AT YPRES 6TH JUNE 1915/BURIED IN VLAMERTINGHE MILITARY CEMETERY/BELGIUM/ALSO TO THE BELOVED MEMORY OF/PETER SYDENHAM DIXON/LIEUT. 7TH ROYAL SUSSEX REGT/FORMERLY OF HONG KONG VOLUNTEER CORPS/SECOND SON OF FRANCIS PETER DIXON/BORN 12TH JANUARY 1883/KILLED IN ACTION AT HEILLY 7TH AUGUST 1918/BURIED IN HEILLY MILITARY CEMETERY/FRANCE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Dixon, Edward Basil
Dixon, Peter Sydenham
See details for all 2 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname full forenames, regiment, rank, dates of birth & death, place of burial & family details
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 40, height 980, width 950
    Materials: Bronze
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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