1. Memorial:Barlin Communal Cemetery Extension
2. Book:The (1921) Masonic Roll of Honour 1914-1918Pg.127
3. Memorial:The (1940) Scroll - WW1 Roll of Honour8A GQS

Awards & Titles:


Family :

Henry Cecil Dixon Kimber,elder son of Sir Henry Dixon Kimber, (2nd. Baronet,24th March 1894-22nd June 1916) and the late Florence Sarah Kimber, of Streatham, London.

Education & Career :

Charterhouse and University College, Oxford.

At Charterhouse he was in Weekites.

Service Life:


Unit / Ship / Est.: 19th Battery 7th (London) Brigade RFA 

Action : Actions in Spring 1916 

Actions in Spring 1916 covers a number of non specific actions on the Western Front in the period February to the end of June 1916. Much of this period concerned the build up to the Battle of the Somme, particularly the acclimatisation of the Service Battalions (Kitchener Volunteers) to trench routine. As the Battle of the Somme occupied the plans for 1916 no significant efforts were made in other sectors. Many of the casualties could be considered 'routine'. During the period December to June 1916 5845 British soldiers died in 'minor trench operations'.

Detail :

His death is reported in the Reading Mercury 1st July, 1916:- "DIED OF WOUNDS. KIMBER. - On June 22, in France, Lieut. H.C.D. Kimber, R.F.A, (T.F.), eldest son of Henry Dixon Kimber, of Hitcham Place, Taplow, from wounds received in action, aged 22."

His portrait image is shown in the Illustrated London News 19 August, 1916.

Probate KIMBER Henry Cyril Dixon of Hitcham-place Taplow Buckinghamshire officer H.M. Army died 22 June 1916 in France Administration London 2 August to Henry Dixon Kimber solicitor. Effects £9496 16s. 1d.

Masonic :

TypeLodge Name and No.Province/District :
Mother : Apollo University No. 357 E.C.Oxfordshire

26th February 1914
1st May 1914
11th June 1914

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