Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve (British Air Force)
28/08/1941 (Died by accident)
Thomas Alexander Dixon was the youngest son of Arthur William and Lydia Dixon. He was born about 1921 in Dungannon. The family lived at 1 Northland Row. Thomas joined the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. On 28th August 1941, Leading Aircraftman Thomas Dixon was part of a three man crew of a Botha aircraft (Serial No L6417). The aircraft took off from RAF Valley station on Anglesey in poor weather. The aircraft crashed into the sea. All three crew were lost along with eleven others who lost their lives in rescue attempts.
Drumcoo Cemetery is in Dungannon next to the Coalisland Road roundabout. There are three Commonwealth burials of the 1914-1918 war. There are also three casualties of the 1939-1945 war. There is a also a memorial to George Knox McKinley.