Pilot Officer James Edward Manners DIXON

Service No: 404930
Born: Sydney NSW, 31 October 1912
Enlisted in the RAAF: 6 January 1941
Unit: No. 53 Operational Training Unit (RAF)
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 53 Operational Training Unit Spitfire aircraft X4722), Wales, 27 December 1941, Aged 29 Years
Buried: Llantwit Major Cemetery, Glamorganshire, Wales
CWGC Additional Information: Son of James Manners Dixon and Effie Constance Dixon, of Turramurra, New South Wales, Australia
Roll of Honour: Sydney NSW
Remembered: Panel 121, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: Ku-ring-gai World War 2 Book of Remembrance, Gordon NSW
Remembered: St. James World War 1, World War 2, and Combined Honour Rolls, Turramurra NSW

At about 1125 hours on 27 December 1941, Spitfire X4722 flown by Pilot Officer Dixon crashed at Mayan, near Port Talbot, Glamorgan, and he was killed.


Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records (RAAF Casualty Information compiled by Alan Storr (409804))
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veterans’ Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 163/28/69
Register of War Memorials in New South Wales On-Line


Ilbery, P.L.T. (Peter Leslie Thomas) (422957) Hatching an Air Force: 2SFTS, 5SFTS, 1BFTS Uranquinty and Wagga Wagga, Banner Books Maryborough QLD 4650, 2002

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