Friday, July 1, 2016

2LT Blair Jennings Dixon

2LT Blair Jennings Dixon was born 9 Jun 1921 in Washington, D.C. to Herbert Albert and Goldye Elden (Beans) Dixon.  His father worked as a salesman in a cigar store. In 1940, Blair was clerking in a grocery. 

Blair was drafted in October 1942.  Sent overseas and assigned to D Company 116th Infantry he was with the unit on D-Day.  2LT Dixon was killed in action on 1 Jul 1944. 

Repatriated in 1948, 2LT Dixon is buried in Arlington National Cemetery

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