Edward Leslie Dixon

Key Information

Name: Edward Leslie Dixon
DoB: August 23 1896
Regt: Corporal 23929 B Company 15th Durham Light Infantry
DoD: January 11 1916

School Career: 1911-14
Biographical Information:

  • Edward was Cumbrian through and through. His home was Silloth where his mother Mary was born. His father, Nicol Dixon, came from Aspatria, and his grandfather was from Wigton. Edward Senior had been a groom and coachman at Baggrow in 1891. Nichol was a grocers manager, and later ran the Cooperative store. He and Mary had three sons; Edward was the eldest.Their home address was 10 Caldew Street, Silloth.