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Frank Percival Dixon

In memory of:

Gunner Frank Percival Dixon

August 29, 1918

Military Service

Service Number:







Canadian Field Artillery


10th Bde.

Additional Information

Son of William John and Ellen Mary Dixon, of Elkhorn, Manitoba.

Commemorated on Page 398 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

II. F. 10.


Ligny-St.Flochel is a village about 6.5 kilometres east of St.Pol on the main road to Arras. The distance from Ligny-St. Flochel to Arras is approximately 24 kilometres. The Ligny-St.Flochel British Cemetery is situated to the south of the village on the east side of the road to the village of Averdoingt.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping– In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune during World War One. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Photo of FRANK PERCIVAL DIXON– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Circumstances of death registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada. CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR. Surnames: Deuel to Domoney. Microform Sequence 28; Volume Number 31829_B016737. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 172. Page 657 of 1084.
  • Memorial– This digital image contains a poem titled Cigarettes written by Signaller, Frank P Dixon and published in the 1937 book of poems titled, War Time Memories in Verse published by Dixon's mother, Ellen M. Dixon. The Canadian War Museum confirms that they have a copy of this book in their archives. Permission to copy this poem was provided by his great niece, Carol Ogaranko.
  • Other– This is one of many poems written by Signaller, Frank Dixon written in 1917 and 1918 while he was overseas. This poemt was included by his mother, Ellen M. Dixon in a book she had published in 1937, titled, War-Time Memories in Verse. Permission to share this poem here was granted by his great niece, Carol Ogaranko.
  • Other– This is a Tribute slide with the Elkhorn, MB Cenotaph as the background. Photos and information about his military service are included.

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