Dixon, Charles Edwards: Service no. 675497

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Died of Wounds Dixon Sentinel Review Circa 1918

Daily Sentinel Review. Circa 1918.(Woodstock, Ontario).

PRIVATE C.E. DIXON

Who died of wounds in the hospital at Etaples, France, was 37 years of age and went overseas as a Corporal with the 168th battalion. He took a special course at Bramshott as an instructor, but he reverted to the ranks in order to go to France.

Two Local Men in Casualty List Sentinel Review May 1 1918 Page 1 for Charles E Dixon and F S McDonald

Daily Sentinel Review. June, 1 1918. Page 1. (Woodstock, Ontario).

TWO LOCAL MEN IN CASUALTY LIST

Pte. Chas. E. Dixon Died of Wounds, and Lance-Corp. F.S. McDonald Reported Seriously Ill.

Mrs. O.B. Dixon, 315 Ann Street, this morning received the sad word the her husband, Pte. Charles Edward Dixon, Infantry, is officially reported dead from wounds. The telegram states that the young man died in the First Canadian General Hospital, at Etaples. On May 28th, as a result of serious wounds consisting of gunshot injuries to the tibia, or lower part of the leg. He was well liked in Woodstock. He enlisted here with the 168th Oxford Battalion, and previous to signing up he worked in the Hay Company factory, where he had been an employee for nine years. He leaves to mourn him, a wife and three children. Olive, in Windsor, and Ivy and Alfred at home. The family came from England about twelve years ago.

“DIED OF WOUNDS” (Gun shot wound legs, compound fracture right Tibia) 1st Canadian General Hospital, Etaples.

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