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Arnold Lawrence DICKSON

Regimental number3632
Date of birth23 September 1898
Place of birthMannum, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationBank clerk
AddressOrroroo, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18.7
Height5' 9.75"
Weight148 lbs
Next of kinFather, Albert Edward Dickson, Jamestown, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed as Sergeant, Jamestown Cadets.
Enlistment date11 April 1917
Place of enlistmentOrroroo, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name50th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/67/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 4 August 1917
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 8 July 1919
Discharge date28 September 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Friedrichsruh', 8 July 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 28 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death19 June 1955
Age at death56
SourcesNAA: B2455, DICKSON Arnold Lawrence

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