- Stephen Hamilton Dix was a son of Stephen
and Annie Hamilton Dix. He was married to Ida Mary Dix, of The Court
House, Padstow, Cornwall.
- Dix was commanding the battalion. He was
killed in action during the the Battle of Broodseinde. During an attack
his battalion became scattered due to the boggy state of the ground and
suffered several casualties, due to German machine gun fire from a
strongpoint. C Company was able to capture the strongpoint. Lieutenant
Colonel DIx was reorganizing C Company and ws leading his remaining men
to the first objective of the attack when he was killed. His body was
later found near Reutel, Belgium.
- Lieutenant Colonel Dix was awarded the