Samuel DIXON


DIXON, Samuel

Service Number: 609
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 21st Infantry Battalion
Born: Glenlyon, Victoria, Australia, 27 August 1878
Home Town: Daylesford, Hepburn, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Killed in Action, France, 26 August 1916, aged 37 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, Picardie, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Daylesford War Memorial, Drummond War Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

10 May 1915: Involvement Private, SN 609, 24th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières
10 May 1915: Embarked Private, SN 609, 24th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ulysses, Melbourne
26 Aug 1916: Involvement Private, SN 609, 21st Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières

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