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John Edward DICKENSON

Regimental number4789
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarpenter
AddressThomas Street, Castlemaine, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Mr W J Dickenson, Thomas Street, Castlemaine, Victoria
Enlistment date13 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Motor Transport Company
FateReturned to Australia 21 June 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 2061 Pte William Thomas DICKENSON, 36th Bn, died of disease, 26 March 1917; 2398 Pte Henry Charles DICKENSON, 57th Bn, returned to Australia, 18 January 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death21 August 1965

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