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Rydan Dixon

In memory of:

Private Rydan Dixon

May 23, 1915

Military Service

Service Number:







Canadian Infantry (Saskatchewan Regiment)


5th Bn.

Additional Information

Son of Edwin John and Esther Mary Dixon, of Highgate, London, England. Served in the South African Campaign with Robert's Horse and Royston's Horse; Lt. Rand Rifles. Left Mexico and enlisted at outbreak of War. English:

Digitized service file.


Dossier de service numérisé.

Commemorated on Page 12 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

IV. C. 55.


Bethune is located 29 kilometres north of Arras. The BETHUNE TOWN CEMETERY is on the northern outskirts of Bethune near the junction of the River Lawe and the Aire la Bassee Canal. From the town centre turn right in front of the Tribunal and second right at the bottom of the road down to the cul de sac.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping– Newspaper clipping from Daily Telegraph of June 3, 1915. Image taken from web address of
  • 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 709 of 1084.

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