|Place of birth||Castlemaine, Victoria|
|School||Oakvale State School, Victoria|
|Other training||Australian Coaching College|
|Address||Cythorne, Leura Grove, Upper Hawthorn, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||21|
|Next of kin||Father, H Dixon, Cythorne, Leura Grove, Upper Hawthorn, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Served for 2 years in the 48th Infantry, Citizen Military Forces.|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||7th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/24/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Lance Sergeant|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||59th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Age at death from cemetery records||22|
|Place of burial||No known grave|
|Commemoration details||V.C. Corner (Panel No 15), Australian Cemetery Memorial, Fromelles, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Henry Creswick and Kate DIXON, 'Eythorne', Leura Grove, Upper Hawthorn, Victoria. Native of Wattle Flat, Castlemaine, Victoria|
|Family/military connections||Cousin: 1314 Pte Ernest Frank WILKIN, 29th Bn, killed in action, 19 July 1916.|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Admitted to ANZAC Advanced Base, Mudros, 18 November 1915, ex-Alexandria; transferred to No 2 Australian Stationary Hospital, Mudros, 19 November 1915; to No 3 Canadian Stationary Hospital, Mudros, 19 November 1915 (mumps); to ANZAC Advanced Base, Mudros, 6 December 1915.
Taken on strength of 7th Bn, Sarpi Camp, Lemnos, 24 December 1915, and reverted to the rank of Private.
Disembarked Alexandria, 7 January 1916 (general Gallipoli evacuation).
Transferred to 59th Bn, 24 February 1916; taken on strength of 59th Bn, Tel el Kebir, 24 February 1916.
Promoted Corporal, Duntroon Plateau, 20 April 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 18 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.
Promoted Lance Sergeant, 13 July 1916.
Posted missing, 19 July 1916.
Court of Enquiry, held in the field, 29 August 1917, pronounced fate as 'Killed in Action, 19 July 1916'.
Note on B.103, 'presumed buried at 5J9043 to 5K0251 in No Man's Land[,] Sheet Hazebrouck 5a'.
Sergeant Dixon was reported as prisoner at Hotel de la Paix, Leysin, Switzerland, in February 1917. By May 1917, it had been established this report false and there was no trace of him at this time.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, DIXON Frank Allen
Red Cross file 921104