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Soldier profiles

Name : DIXON, ROBERT
Service Number : NX80349
Date of Birth : 19/11/1913
Place of Birth : GOULBURN, NSW
Known as : BOB
Occupation on Enlistment :
Date of Enlistment : 27/12/1941
Locality on Enlistment : MERRYLANDS, NSW
Place of Enlistment : PADDINGTON, NSW
Next of Kin : DIXON, IDA
Rank (at time of discharge / death) : SERGEANT
Service : ARMY
Final Posting : 2/10 AUSTRALIAN INFANTRY BATTALION
Position / Platoon / Company (as 2/2 Pioneer) (date / details) :
Unit Transfers / Promotions (date / details) :
Theatres of War : NEW GUINEA
Actions :
Wounded (date / details) :
Discharged : 10/01/1946
Date Died : 21/08/1988
Age at Death : 74
Community Roll of Honour : N/A
Buried Location / Memorial (P.O.W., D.O.W., K.I.A.) : N/A
K.I.A. (date / details) : N/A
D.O.W. (date / details) : N/A
M.I.A. (date / details) : N/A
P.O.W. (location/s) : NO
Died P.O.W. (date / details) : N/A
P.O.W. Camps (details) : N/A
Recovered P.O.W. (location/s) : N/A
Honours and Gallantry : None for display
Applicable Australian War Memorial circulars : NO
References found (entries & photos) : National Archives of Australia (Barcode 4627780 [NOT EXAMINED]),   WW2 Nominal Roll,   N.S.W. 2/1 and 2/2 Pioneer News 11/1988 p2

Background : Born of English parents and after living at Goulburn until the age of five, moved to Merrylands. He joined the 2/2 Pioneers at Kapooka Camp, Wagga Wagga, New South Wales in 1942 and in July 1943, sailed for New Guinea.