|Place of birth||Warragul, Victoria|
|Address||Trafalgar, Gippsland, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||31|
|Next of kin||Father, Mr Michael Nix, Trafalgar, Gippsland, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||5th Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/22/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||1st Division Train|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Family/military connections||Brother: 7125 Pte Denis Edmund NIX, 5th Bn, returned to Australia, 25 January 1919.|
War service: Western Front
Embarked Melbourne, 28 November 1916; disembarked lymouth, England, 29 January 1917; marched in to 5th Training Bn, Durrington, 30 January 1917.
Proceeded overseas to France, 3 May 1917; taken on strength, 5th Bn, in the field, 11 May 1917.
Wounded in action, 26 January 1918 (shell wound, foot), and admitted to 2nd Australian Field Ambulance, and transferred to 2nd Australian Casualty Clearing Station; to 8th Stationary Hospital, Wimereux, 27 January 1918; to England, 31 January 1918, and admitted to Military Hospital, Endell Street, London (gun shot wound, bullet, foot); transferred to 1st Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 6 February 1918; discharged on furlough, 21 February 1918, to report to No 3 Command Depot, Hurdcott, 7 March 1918.
Found guilty, 1 April 1918, of being absent without leave in London from 11 am, 7 March, until 10.15 am, 1 April 1918: awarded forfeiture of 25 days' pay; total forfeiture: 50 days' pay.
Proceeded overseas to France, 24 June 1918; rejoined Bn, in the field, 30 June 1918.
Transferred to 1st Divisional Train, 23 December 1918, and mustered as Driver.
On leave to United Kingdom, 12 February 1919.
Admitted to 3rd Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 27 February 1919, while on leave (bronchitis), and reverted to Private; discharged to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 10 March 1919 (myalgia).
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Shropshire', 1 April 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 16 May 1919; discharged (medically unfit), 23 June 1919.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Age at death||55|
|Place of burial||Trafalgar Cemetery, Victoria. Photo: Anne McNaught|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, NIX Michael Vincent|