Oscar William Dixon
Born 3 June 1906, Cumberland Creston, Tennessee
Died 28 February 1944, Algiers, North Africa
Son of Lee David Dixon and Katherine Isbell Dickerson. Husband of Joan Winning Scott
Tec4 Dixon entered the service from Ohio. He died in a hospital in Algiers. He had been in the hospital for several weeks from a wound received accidentally. Sgt Dixon attended Cumberland Mountain School, Pleasant Hill Academy and TPI, Cookeville.
He had worked on the Pennsylvania Railway since 1923 and was an engineer. He entered the service of his country in October 1942, and he was working on a railroad in North Africa.
There is a headstone next to his parents, Lee and Katherine Dickerson Dixon, in Freedonia Cemetery, but his body was not brought back from Algiers, North Africa. He was initially buried at II Corps Cemetery in Mateur, Tunisia and was reburied at the North Africa American Cemetery, Carthage, Tunisia, E, 8, 5.