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Orders of Merit, Mary, Barbara and Hamish

Today, after yesterday’s resurrection of the Dixon-Spain site, I’ve added the order of Merit awarded to the Rev. Thomas in 1923, the names and birthdates of Ted’s two girls (Mary and Barbara) as well as Hamish, Bridget and Ian’s son — who Dad tells me is still alive.

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The Wives of the Reverend Thomas Dixon-Spain

With the help of David Secker I have been piecing together the marital arrangements on the Reverend Thomas. It seems he married Elizabeth Showler first, and with her had two children, Lizzie and Thomas. The latter, according to family legend, was the black sheep of the family and went away to Ohio having dallied with […]

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Ted’s Service Record Now Uploaded

Two sheets of A3 came through the post a few months ago, and I have just scanned them in and put them up on JEDS’s page. Confirmed his time and place of death, his marriage, and Elsie’s surname as well his decorations and postings. Incredibly active career — particularly that bit in WW2 during the […]

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