Robert Clarke Dixon – Lance Corporal 20382

Robert was born in June 1896

Son of Alfred and Annie Dixon 23 Gascoigne Terrace, Garforth
He joined 1st Battalion Kings Own Scottish Borderers
Died of Wounds 15th August 1917 age 21
Commonweath Cemetery Dozinghem Military Cemetery
Dozinghem Military Cemetery
Arrondissement Ieper
West Flanders (West-Vlaanderen), Belgium

Plot: III. C. 12.

Robert Clarke Dixon Certificate

Commemorated in Garforth Cemetery Plot B89


Father – Alfred D. Born 1870 in Garforth Died 1946

Mother – Annie nee Hebden D. Born 1870 in Garforth Died 1935

Alfred and Annie Married 31 Dec 1896

Robert Clarke D. Born 1897 in Garforth

Robert’s Paternal Grandfather was also called Robert – a miner

Robert’s Maternal Grandfather was Thomas Hebden – a gardener

Brother – Percy D. Born 1898 in Garforth Died 1964

Sister – Gladys Dixon Born 1902 in Garforth Died 1985 (Crosthwaite)

Brother – Denis D. Born 1907

In 1911 Robert was an errand Boy for a Veterinary Surgeon. Father Arthur was a Colliery Blacksmith. Living at 23 Gascoigne Terrace

He was a cousin of Nathan Douglas Teale

Nathan’s mother Jane Dixon was sister of Alfred Dixon

Robert C Dixon was also 1st cousin once removed of Walter Horner killed in WW2

Photo is Alfred in 1890 part of Brass Band