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Robert Dixon

In memory of:

Private Robert Dixon

October 30, 1918

Military Service

Service Number:







Canadian Cavalry Machine Gun Squadron


Canadian Cavalry Machine Gun Sqdn.

Additional Information

Son of William and Hannah Dixon, of "Elmfield," Monkton, Jarrow-on-Tyne, England.

Commemorated on Page 398 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information

Grave Reference:

XIV. B. 15.


Rocquigny and Equancourt are two villages in the Department of the Somme, some 13 kilometres north of Peronne and 12 kilometres south-east of Bapaume. Rocquigny and Equancourt are approximately 8 kilometres apart and the ROCQUIGNY-EQUANCOURT ROAD BRITISH CEMETERY lies about halfway between the two villages on the north side of the road just west of the crossing road from Etricourt to Ytres.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Circumstances of death registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada. CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR. Surnames: Deuel to Domoney. Microform Sequence 28; Volume Number 31829_B016737. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 172. Page 707-1084 of 1084.
  • Medal– The medals awarded to Pte Robert Dixon for his service in the First World War. They are as follows: British War medal, Victory medal, Memorial plaque, and Memorial (Mother's) Cross. 

From the collection of Garrett Lapp, Calgary, AB, 2020.

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