DANIEL DIXEY

 

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Born: 1877, Ipswich.

Died: 21st December 1914; KiA – Allonagne. Hit and killed instantaneously – next to Lieut. C. Catchpole who saw him fall.

Enlistment Details: Location: Ipswich; Date: 17th October 1914; Occupation: Labourer.

Date of Entry Therein: 8th November 1914.

 

Rank: Private; Service Number: 2347

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion.

 

Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1914 Star.

 

Memorial Reference:

Panel 9.

Le Touret Memorial,

Pas de Calais,

France.

 

CENSUS

 

1881   22, Navarre Street, Ipswich.

 

Daniel was 3 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Daniel Dixey, 26, a Cabinet Maker, born Maldon, Essex.

Phoebe Dixey (nee Rivett), born Kirton, Suffolk.

Emma Dixey, 2, born Ipswich.

George Dixey, 11 months, born Ipswich.

 

1891   15, Navarre Street, Ipswich.

 

Daniel was 13 years old a Machine Minder – Printers. He was living with his parents & siblings.

Daniel, 36, a Cabinet Maker.

Phoebe, 34.

Emma, 12.

George, 10.

Sophia, 6, born Ipswich.

Phoebe Florence Dixey, 5, born Ipswich.

William Charles Dixey, 3, born Ipswich.

Bertha Elizabeth Dixey, 1, born Ipswich.

 

1911   5, Portman Road, Ipswich.

 

Daniel was 33 years old, a Painter’s Labourer. He was married and Head of the Household.

Alice, 29, worked at a Corset Factory.

Daniel, 7.

Charlie, 4.

 

In 1903, Ipswich, Daniel married Alice Elvina May, born 1881, Ipswich. They had 4 children:

Daniel Dixey, born 1904, Ipswich.

Elsie May Dixey, born 1905, Ipswich.

Charlie Dixey, born 1907, Ipswich.

Irene Dixey, born 1912, Ipswich.

 

Soldiers’ Effects to Mrs. Alice Elvina Dixey – widow.

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Daniel is also remembered on the war memorial at St. Nicholas Church, Ipswich, and also remembered on the Orwell Works Memorial Ransomes Sims & Jefferies Ipswich.

 

Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion:

Suffolk Regiment Battalion movements

Suffolk Regiment website

Friends of The Suffolk Regiment

 

 

 

 

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