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Carmen Garfield Dixon
Carman Garfield Dixon Sergeant R/50089 Royal Canadian Air Force RCAF Station, Yarmouth NS February 20, 1915 Cookville, Westmorland Co., NB November 4, 1939 Halifax, NS Liverpool, NS Labourer Married United Church Marjorie Dixon (wife) Lakeburn, NB April 15, 1943 28 Sackville 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 31 Carman 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.
Burial Cross 1943