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John Robert James Dixey

Portrait, Weekly News 31 December 1941 - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait, Weekly News 31 December 1941 - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Robert James AWMM
  • Surname
    Dixey AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    30865 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1940-1941 AWMM Married/WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Western Desert AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    30865 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 1940-1941 2NZEF Nom. Roll 3, p.124 Clerk 2NZEF Nom. Roll 3, p.124
    WellingtonNew Zealand 2NZEF Nom. Roll 3, p.124
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • John Dixey was the son of John Robert Dixey and of Marion Dixey (nee Murtagh), of Gisborne, New Zealand; husband of Bettany G. Dixey, of Gisborne. AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    23 November 1941 AWMM
    Age 25 AWMM
    Western DesertNorth Africa AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Knightsbridge War Cemetery, Acroma, Libya AWMM 6. F. 11. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • SERGEANTS OF 1ST Bn. H.B. REGIMENT – 1936. Photo
    Ref: Papers of 4111 Maj C W Taylor ED* EM, served HB Regt 1927 – 57, WWII 19th & 25th Bns. 2NZEF. Research Notes by his son Maj N W Taylor ED** RNZIR, (compiled 19.3.2020, whilst on CB), from Medal Rolls, Official Histories, Cenotaph (embarkations), personal knowledge etc.
    DRIXEY J.R. (Gisborne) – 30865 L/Sgt 25th Bn KIA 23/11/1941 (Operation Crusader – relief of Tobruk) buried Knightsbridge/Acroma, about 25k west of Tobruk Libya. https://www.cwgc.org/find/find-war-dead/results?lastName=dixey&country=Libya&war=2 age 25.
    Public - Maj Noel - Researcher - 2 April 2020
    Report 
  • Sgt B Coy 1st Bn HB Regiment 1936
    Public - Maj. Noel - Researcher - 28 March 2020
    Report 

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
    https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/2096539
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.124 AWMM
    • Puttick, E. (1960). 25 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

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02 April 2020Maj NoelAucklandResearcher
28 March 2020Maj. NoelAucklandResearcher

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