DIXON, John Harold Tinson

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Rank: Pioneer

Year of death: 1916

Date of birth:

Date of death: 14th July 1916

Place of death:

Service number: 167483

Regiment: Royal Engineers 4th Btn

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Cemetery location:

Where remembered?:
Buried Bienvilliers au Bois Military Cemetery X.V.A6
Remembered Manor Rd Cemetery Scarborough beneath green bridge

Biographical Information

Son of Walter & Harriet Dixon.  John Harold Tinson Dixon left his business as a dentist & qualified pharmaceutical chemist in Worksop to join the Royal Engineers in December 1915, at which time he had a wife and two young children. He was posted to the Army Reserve, was recalled in May 1916, was posted to France on 2 June and was killed in the Battle of the Somme on 14 July.

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