Dixon Robert Patrick Fusilier 4278978

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Name Dixon Robert Patrick
Army number 4278978
Rank Fusilier
Decorations None known.
Date of birth Not yet known.
Age 20
Unit Enlisted in the Royal Northumberland Fusiliers. Posted to the 9th Battalion. Served B.E.F.? Served Malaya. DIED of WOUNDS at Singapore 13/2/1942 (Regimental records).
Company/Battery W Company.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Not yet known.
Joined Brigade
Promotions None known.
Wounded Yes - exact date not known.
Prisoner of War No - died before the force was surrendered.
Died/Killed in action DIED of WOUNDS between 5/2/1942 and 15/2/1942 (CWGC records). No details available of initial interment. His remains were presumably unable to be recovered. Commemorated on Column 46 of the Singapore Memorial.
Home address Son of John James Dixon and of Cecilia Dixon of Bedlington, Northumberland.
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