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Name:
Herbert Dixon
Casualty No.:
Initials:
H
Service No.:
Date of Birth:
Place of Birth:
Age at Death:
Ranks:
Corporal
Unit:
5th Battalion, Border Regiment
Teesdale Township:
Place Enlisted:
Home Address:
Civilian Employment:
Employed by Handley and later by the Colliery as a painter
Cause of Death:
Died of Wounds from a German Sniper
Date of Death:
4-January-1915
Place of Death:
Battles & Campaigns:
UK Commemorated:
Overseas Commemorated:
Buried:
Houplines Cemetery near Armentiers
Decoration and Medals:
Service :
Army
Service Records:
Death Notice/Obituary:
Family Details:

Son in law of Mrs Oldfield of Shirley Terrace. 

Notes:

Herbert was the first casualty of the War from Evenwood. 

 

His wife received two letters notifying her of his death and giving details. Reproduced in 'Evenwood's Hey Day' by Elsie Anderson available at the Bowes Museum. 

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Sources:
First Name: 'Evenwood's Hey Day' by Elsie Anderson available at the Bowes Museum; Last Name: newmp.org.uk; 'Evenwood's Hey Day' by Elsie Anderson available at the Bowes Museum ; Initials: newmp.org.uk; 'Evenwood's Hey Day' by Elsie Anderson available at the Bowes Museum; Service: newmp.org.uk; 'Evenwood's Hey Day' by Elsie Anderson available at the Bowes Museum; Ranks: newmp.org.uk; 'Evenwood's Hey Day' by Elsie Anderson available at the Bowes Museum; Unit: newmp.org.uk; 'Evenwood's Hey Day' by Elsie Anderson available at the Bowes Museum; Civilian Employment: 'Evenwood's Hey Day' by Elsie Anderson available at the Bowes Museum; Cause of Death: 'Evenwood's Hey Day' by Elsie Anderson available at the Bowes Museum; Date of Death Day: 'Evenwood's Hey Day' by Elsie Anderson available at the Bowes Museum; Date of Death Month: 'Evenwood's Hey Day' by Elsie Anderson available at the Bowes Museum; Date of Death Year: 'Evenwood's Hey Day' by Elsie Anderson available at the Bowes Museum; Buried: 'Evenwood's Hey Day' by Elsie Anderson available at the Bowes Museum; Family Details: 'Evenwood's Hey Day' by Elsie Anderson available at the Bowes Museum; Notes: 'Evenwood's Hey Day' by Elsie Anderson available at the Bowes Museum; Local Memorials: www.newmp.org.uk; Teesdale Townships: Teesdale Poor Law Union 1914;