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Douglas John Dixon

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Portrait Douglas John Dixon. Image kindly provided by Sharon Gray (May 2020). Image has no known copyright restrictions.

Portrait Douglas John Dixon. Image kindly provided by Sharon Gray (May 2020). Image has no known cop …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Douglas John AWMM
  • Surname
    Dixon AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    2004 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    28 February 1921 Noel Smith Research Project
  • Date of birth
    24 September 1918 Public - Paul - Other relative - 26 April 2019 - Ancestry.com
  • Place of birth
    Winton, Southland, New Zealand Public - Paul - Other relative - 26 April 2019 - Ancestry.com
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Queen Street, Winton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr John Dixon (father), Queen Street, Winton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 5 January 1940 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    2004 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    WW2 POW - Stalag V-B, Villingen, Germany POW Deaths (R25405152)
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Killed or died while a Prisoner of War, Cause of Death AWMM
      Killed whilst Prisoner of War AWMM
    • 10 May 1941 AWMMOther, WWII AWMM
      Poloomyelitis. AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Douglas Dixon was the son of Mr. and Mrs. John Dixon, of Winton, Southland, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    5 October 1941 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    GermanyEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Durnbach War Cemetery, Bad Tolz, Bayern, Germany AWMM 3. G. 10. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 1 (Embarkations to 31st March, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 1: WW2 50 AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
    • Deaths While Prisoner of War - Navy, Army, Air Force and Civilians [WW2 NZ POW Deaths], Archives New Zealand, Wellington, AAAA 7393 Box 1 (R25405152). AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
10 July 2019SharonInvercargillOther relative
26 April 2019PaulTauranga, New ZealandOther relative

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