Saturday, 16 August 2014

Darton, Cyril Dixon Plaque, All Saints Church

Captain Cyril Dixon's Memorial Plaque inside All Saint's Church, Darton
(photo taken 2 August 2014)

Links:

War Memorials Archive listing

War Memorials Online listing

Photograph by Nigel Croft

Inscription: 

To the Glory of God and / In Loving Memory of / Captain Cyril Burton Dixon, M.C. / Y&L Regt / Beloved and only son of  / Willie and Amelia Ann Dixon / of Kexbrough / Who died Novr 14th 1918 from wounds / received in Action Novr 4th 1918 / aged 28 years / and was interred in Awoingt British Cemetery, France. / He died the noblest death a man may die. / Fighting for God and Right and Liberty. / And such a Death is  - Immortality.

Cyril is also remembered on the
Darton Working Men's Club, Roll of Honour and the
Barnsley, Holgate Grammar School Old Boys - WW1 memorial plaque

and on a Window in All Saints Church Darton
 
Cyril is buried in the Awoingt British Cemetery in France and commemorated on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission website. 



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