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Gordon Bertram NIXON

Regimental number2748
Date of birth20 December 1896
Place of birthNorth Adelaide South Australia
ReligionBaptist
OccupationRubberworker
Address7 Clarke Street, Norwood, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Nixon, 7 Clarke Street, Norwood, South Australia
Enlistment date2 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 27 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 13 February 1917
Family/military connectionsCousins: 3584 Pte Joseph MAYFIELD, 32nd Bn, returned to Australia, 2000 Pte Alfred Irvine MAYFIELD, 10th Bn, killed in action, 23 July 1916.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death11 March 1984
Place of burialSt John's Cemetery, Kapunda, South Australia

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