Ernest Dixon

Gunner

Royal Field Artillery    
Royal Garrison Artillery 183908 182 Siege Bty

Photoe courtesy Debbie Bailey

Ernest Dixon

Notes
Ernest, born on 26th November 1896, was a wireworker at Johnson and Nephew, the son of Robert and Sarah Dixon. His father was a foreman at the works. He enlisted on 11th December 1915 to the Royal Field Artillery but was transferred into the Royal Garrison Artillery 182 Siege Battery.

He died on 27 July 1952.

1918 Crich voters
Ernest Dixon, Ambergrove; absent on military service.

Medal Roll Index Card
He was awarded the Victory and British war medals.


CENSUS INFORMATION

1901: Ambergrove, Crich

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
Robert Dixon Head 45 Foreman warehouseman at wire mills Coldoverton
Sarah Dixon wife 41   Crich
Robert Dixon son 14 Labourer at wire mills Crich
Bertie Dixon son 11   Crich
Ernest Dixon son 4   Crich
Harold Dixon son 7   Crich
Harriet Murphy mother in law 80   Crich

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1911: Crich

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
Robert Dixon Head 55 Wire warehouse foreman Coldoverton
Sarah Dixon wife 51   Crich
Bertie Dixon son 21 Wire worker Crich
Harold Dixon son 17 Wire worker Crich
Ernest Dixon son 14 Wire worker Crich

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