Date of Birth: 01/06/1949
High School: Murrell Dobbins Vocational High School
Street: Mantua Avenue
Branch of Service: Marine Corps
Date of Casualty: 05/10/1967
Province of Casualty: Quang Tri
Philadelphia Memorial Panel: Panel 8
Panel Row: 7
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Dixon was an all-around athlete at Murrell Dobbins Vocational High School, and competed on the football, cross country and gymnastics teams before enlisting in the Marine Corps in November 1966. The 18-year-old Private first class, a rifleman, was sent to Vietnam and assigned to Company A of the 1st Battalion, 4th Marines, 3rd Marine Division. He died in Quang Tri Province on May 10, 1967. Survivors included his parents and several brothers and sisters.