Arthur William George Dixon 1891-1970

Arthur William George Dixon, son of Arthur Edwin Dixon and Gertrude was born in Islington on the 15 May 1891 but was taken back to Harrow by his parents to be baptised in the family church of St Mary's just around the corner from Victoria Terrace, site of the Dixon Dairy. He was baptised 15 July 1891. He grew up in the various localities where his dad, a policeman in the Metropolitan police, was based. Mostly in the Fulham area.  He attended St Martin-in-the-Fields school, starting on 7 Jul 1902. In 1911 at the age of 19 he was working as a chauffeur.

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Letter to Cecil telling him that he had been appointed as a junior clerk. At this time he lived at 69  Ivydale Road, Nunhead.

 

During WW2, Cecil swapped his civil servant's job for a career in the military. He joined the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve and became a navigator. He was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross. My thanks to Pete Clarke for this data.

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After the war ended, Cecil rejoind the civil service and Joyce died at 19 Sundridge House on 14 Sep 1992. she was buried 25 Sep 1992 in Lewisham.

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