Two Memorial Plaque groups to two brothers, MM pair & plaqueA/160 (Wearsidee) Bde. R.A. D.o.W Bois de Martin 2/8/1918, & 1914 Star trio & Plaque, 1/E.Yorks, kia 7/3/1915, Loos (Houplines)

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M.M. (GV- Cpl. A.160/Bde. R.F.A.), B.W.M., Victory, (Sjt.),  Memorial Plaque (Thomas Dixon), this contained in a fine metal maltese cross frame. With original photograph in uniform.

Sgt. T. Dixon

1914 Star trio, Memorial Plaque (William Dixon), this contained in a fine metal maltese cross frame. With original photograph in uniform

Pte. W. Dixon, 1/E. Yorks. R.
 
Thomas Dixon, of 56 Warwick St. Monkwearmouth, Sunderland, a miner prior to enlistment. Wounded on the 30/7/1918 at Bois de Martin, and died of his wounds, 2/8/1918, aged 20.  M.M. L.G. 6/8/1918
Commemorated on the Memorial Tablet at Monwearmouth Indep. Methodist Church and Wearmouth Colliery Miners Memorial
 
William Dixon, of 56 Warwick St. Monkwearmouth, Sunderland, a shipyard worker prior to enlistment, served in France from 23/10/1914, killed in action 7/3/1915, aged 19. at Houplines, battalion history suggests by a sniper. Commemorated on the Memorial Tablet at Monwearmouth Indep. Methodist Church and Roll of Honour for Thompson's Shipyard now held in the Monkwearmouth Library.
 
A rather emotive family lot, William Dixon's In Memoriam in the paper recognised by his brother Thomas later to be killed together with  his brother in law later killed with the Tyneside Irish. 
 
Before anybody asks, sorry, no, won't split it.
 
 
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