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George Edward NIXON

Regimental number1974
Date of birth19 January 1900
Place of birthMaryborough, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationHorse driver
Address330 Jones Street, Ultimo, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs D Nixon, 330 Jones Street, Ultimo, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date22 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 9 August 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1974A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Light Trench Mortar Battery
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Andrew Richardson
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served in World War II: enlisted, 13 January 1941; discharged, 30 March 1945, as NX67051, Pte, 104 General Transort Company, Australian Army Service Corps.
Date of death17 May 1949
Age at death52
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales

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