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William Thomas DICKENSON

Regimental number2061
Place of birthCastlemaine, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarpenter
AddressThomas Street, Castlemaine, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, William J Dickenson, Thomas Street, Castlemaine, Victoria
Enlistment date6 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll36th Battalion
FateDied of disease 26 March 1917
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialDurrington Cemetery (Grave No. 229), Wiltshire, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
129
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William John and Lillian DICKENSON, Thomas Street, Castlemaine, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 4789 Driver John Edward DICKENSON, 5th Motor Transport Company, returned to Australia, 21 June 1919; 2398 Pte Henry Charles DICKENSON, 57th Bn, returned to Australia, 18 January 1919.

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