Sergeant Donald William Robert DIXON

Service No: 428957
Born: Dungog NSW, 17 June 1923
Enlisted in the RAAF: 22 October 1942
Unit: No. 3 (Observer) Advanced Flying Unit (RAF)
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 3 (Observer) Advanced Flying Unit Anson aircraft EF927), Worcestershire, 1 June 1944, Aged 20 Years
Buried: Chester (Blacon) Cemetery, Cheshire
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Robert and Muriel Kathleen Dixon, of Paterson, New South Wales, Australia
Roll of Honour: Maitland NSW
Remembered: Panel 121, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: Former Commercial Banking Company of Sydney Head Office Honour Rolls, Sydney NSW

On 1 June 1944, Anson N9738 collided with Anson EF927 shortly after take-off from Halfpenny Green and all five crew members on EF927 were killed. The crew members of N9738 survived.

The crew members of EF927 were:

Sergeant Albert Brown (1803013) (RAFVR) (Navigator)
Sergeant Russell Clark (1163470) (RAFVR) (Air Bomber)
Sergeant Donald William Robert Dixon (428957) (Wireless Air Gunner)
Flight Sergeant Peter Lane (1319609) (RAFVR) (Pilot)
Sergeant Raymond Twaite (1581079) (RAFVR) (Wireless Air Gunner)


Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veterans’ Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 166/9/319
Register of War Memorials in New South Wales On-Line

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