Name:Rank:Service No: Service: Date of Birth:Place of Birth:Date of Enlistment:Place of Enlistment: Address at EnlistmentTrade:Marital Status:Religion:Next of Kin:Date of Death: Age at Death:Memorial: Reference:
Carman Garfield DixonSergeantR/50089Royal Canadian Air ForceRCAF Station, Yarmouth NSFebruary 20, 1915Cookville, Westmorland Co., NBNovember 4, 1939Halifax, NSLiverpool, NSLabourerMarriedUnited ChurchMarjorie Dixon (wife) Lakeburn, NBApril 15, 194328Sackville Rural Cemetery, NB Plot 00 Lot 11 Commemorated on page 153 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance Displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on March 31Carman Garfield Dixon was the son of Garfield Arthur Dixon (1890–1965) and Alice Hazel (Lund) Dixon (1890–1960) , of Liverpool, NS and husband of Marjorie Starr (Freeman) Dixon, of Lakeburn, New Brunswick. He was the father of Leslie Stuart (b. June 18, 1937) and Carmen Dale (b. June 20, 1942). The family lived in Yarmouth, NS when Sergeant Dixon was posted at RCAF Station Yarmouth. Carmen was the brother of Cedric Wilson Dixon, 7th Engineer on the S.S. Inverdargle, Canadian Merchant Navy who was lost at sea when his ship was torpedoed with the loss of all crew on January 16, 1940.Following his enlistment, Sergeant Dixon was stationed at Toronto, Ottawa and Moncton. He was first posted to RCAF Yarmouth on March 24, 1942 and served as an equipment assistant.Sergeant Dixon died of accidental drowning in the Chebogue River on April 15, 1943. His body was recovered on May 29, 1943.