Laurence Beatty DIXON


DIXON, Laurence Beatty

Service Number: QX16941
Enlisted: 23 April 1941, Toowoomba, Qld, Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd/26th Infantry Battalion
Born: Pittsworth, Toowoomba Region, Queensland, 29 November 1918
Home Town: Dalby, Western Downs, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Killed in action, Malaya, 29 January 1942, aged 23 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
(CWGC) Official Commemoration - Memorial Location: Column 128, Singapore Memorial (with Kranji War Cemetery). Also the Roll of Honour: Kaimkillenbun, Western Downs Region, Qld.
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Dalby War Memorial, Kaimkillenbun War Memorial, Singapore Memorial Kranji War Cemetery
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Private, SN QX16941
23 Apr 1941: Involvement 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, SN QX16941, 2nd/26th Infantry Battalion, Malaya/Singapore
23 Apr 1941: Enlisted 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, SN QX16941, 2nd/26th Infantry Battalion, Toowoomba, Qld, Australia

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Biography contributed by Daniel Bishop

Son of John Archibald, & Abigail DIXON, of Mocattas' Corner, Irvingdale, Western Downs Region, Qld.