Saturday 16 August 2014

Darton, Cyril Dixon Window, All Saints Church

Cyril Burton Dixon and his father Willie are remembered on this window in All Saints Church in Darton
Click to enlarge (photos taken 2 August 2014)


War Memorials Archive listing

War Memorials Online listing

Photographs by Nigel Croft

This window was unveiled in August 1924 (precise date unknown). The ceremony was reported in the Barnsley Chronicle on 30 August 1924. In attendance were the widow and her only daughter and other members of the Dixon family. Mr Willie Dixon had been a churchwarden for 20 years and secretary to the Darton School (connected with the church) for 28 years. Mr Dixon had been an architect with offices in Eastgate, Barnsley and his son Cyril had worked with him.


To the Glory of God and in Loving Memory of Cyril Burton Dixon, M.C. of Kexborough / Capt York and Lancaster Regiment Died Nov 14 1918 May He Rest In Peace / To the Glory of God and in Loving Memory of Willie Dixon / of Kexborough Architect / Died June 21 1923 May He Rest In Peace

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 Memorial Plaque 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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