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30/12/2015 The CWGC record Lance Corporal John Harvey Dixon as the son of Joseph and Elizabeth Dixon, of 51 Ormeau Road, Belfast.
30/12/2015 The Honour Roll of the Central Presbyterian Association list both John and his brother Benjamin R Dixon as having served with the 14th Battalion of the Royal Irish Rifles.
30/12/2015 Lance Corporal Dixon has no known grave and is commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial.
30/12/2015 Lance Corporal John Dixon was serving with 14th Battalion of the Royal Irish Rifles when he was killed in action on 16th August 1917. He was 25 years old.
30/12/2015 John Dixon enlisted in Belfast.
30/12/2015 The 1911 census lists John as age 19 living with the family at house 36 in Hardcastle Street, Windsor Ward, Belfast. John was working as a Stationerís Apprentice.
30/12/2015 By 1901, the family had moved to Belfast. The 1901 census lists John as age 9 living with the family at house 12 in Maryville Street, Windsor Ward, Antrim. Their eldest sister was deaf and dumb.
30/12/2015 Family: Joseph Dixon, Elizabeth Dixon, Joseph Dixon (born about 1882, England), Elizabeth Dixon (born about 1884, England), Benjamin R Dixon (born about 1886, England), Robert Dixon (born about 1890, County Londonderry), John Harvey Dixon (born about 1892, Magherafelt).
30/12/2015 John Dixon was born about 1892 in Magherafelt.
30/12/2015 Up until 1886 at least, the family lived in England. Joseph Dixon was a watch maker.
30/12/2015 John Harvey Dixon was the son of Joseph and Elizabeth Dixon
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