A Poppy
A Poppy

Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Biography -
- J A Dixon -


John Arthur Glanville ("Glan") Dixon, son of Richard Corless Dixon and Mahala Dixon, of Cowes, Isle of Wight.
Glan Dixon is commemorated on these Memorials :

East Cowes War Memorial
Cowes War Memorial

Service details

Flight Sergeant (Air Bomber) 1602182 J A Dixon, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

CWGC record ...

Date of Death :28 June 1944 aged 21
Where buried or commemorated :Bransles Communal Cemetery
Squadron :106 Sqn
Aircraft :Avro Lancaster Mk.III JB664 ZN-N
Crew :
Pilot :P/O N W EasbyCWGC record ...
Flight Engineer :Sgt E P RichommeCWGC record ...
Navigator :F/Sgt A RobinsonCWGC record ...
Wireless Operator :Sgt G A CollisonCWGC record ...
Air Gunner :Sgt L K WebbCWGC record ...
Air Gunner :Sgt D HetheringtonCWGC record ...

The aircraft took off at 22:55 hrs from RAF Metheringham to bomb a rail yard at Vitry, France. It crashed 2 km East of Bransles, Seine-et-Marne. All the crew were buried in a collective grave in the village Cemetery. Sergeant Dixon came from Cowes, Isle of Wight.

Information provided by : John Bloodworth


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