Stephen D. Dixon

Philadelphia Memorial Panel: Panel 8
National Memorial Panel / Row: East 19 / 80
Date of Birth: 06-Jan-1949
Neighborhood: Mantua
High School: Murrell Dobbins Vocational High School
Street: Mantua Avenue
Branch of Service: Marine Corps
Rank: PFC
Date of Casualty: 10-May-1967
Province of Casualty: Quang Tri
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.