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Rupert Henry NIX

Regimental number5617
Date of birth_/_/1891
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClicker and labourer
Address449 Liverpool Street, Darlinghurst, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinWife, Mrs Gladys Nix, 449 Liverpool Street, Darlinghurst, New South Wales
Enlistment date7 April 1916
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 9 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).

FateReturned to Australia 19 June 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 6741 Sgt Alfred Leslie NIX MM, 8th Field Ambulance, returned to Australia 2 June 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death_/_/1968
SourcesNAA: B2455, NIX Rupert Henry

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