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  • Portrait of William Francis Trevor Dixon.
Courtesy of Worksop College.
Person Details
06 Jun 1897
Brecon Breconshire,Wales
William was the son of George Hutton and Gwenllian Blanche Dixon (née) Joseph. They were married in Essex in 1896 and had two children William and Donald. Following George’s death aged twenty eight Gwenllian lived with her parents in Brecon.
He attended St Cuthbert's College, Sparken Hill, Worksop 1910-1915
20 Jul 1916
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Second Liuetenant
15th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
He was a member of the Officer Training Corps in the Inns of Court and was gazetted 3rd May 1915 temporary second lieutenant. He is commemorated on the Thiepval memorial, Somme.
An extract from 'The Cuthbertian (college magazine) December 1916 issue no 4 W. F. T. Dixon, 2nd Lieut. ,Sherwoods, who was only just nineteen, was killed in action while rallying his men at Trones Wood, on July 20th. The majority of his men were killed at the same time. Though so young he had already made his mark as a smart and promising officer, and died amid circumstances of great gallantry
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  • Portrait of William Francis Trevor Dixon.
Courtesy of Worksop College.
    William Francis Trevor Dixon - Portrait of William Francis Trevor Dixon. Courtesy of Worksop College.