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George Arthur DICKINSON

Date of birth25 July 1894
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
SchoolSydney Grammar School; Sydney University, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStudent
AddressThe Engadine, Manly, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 8.5"
Weight142 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Alice Maud Dickinson, c/o P J Daly, dentist, Crown Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in 34th Infantry, Citizen Military Forces; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.
Enlistment date1 February 1916
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant (Honorary Lieutenant)
Unit name54th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/71/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 14 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Recommendation date: 17 September 1918

FateReturned to Australia 15 May 1919
Discharge date15 August 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Orontes', 15 May 1919; appointment terminated (discharged), 15 August 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSurname entered on Embarkation Roll as DICKENSON.
SourcesNAA: B2455, DICKINSON George Arthur

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