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William Ernest DICKSON

Regimental number6980
Place of birthCollingwood, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationBoot finisher
Address40 Stott Street, Northcote, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, Mr T Dickson, 40 Stott Street, Northcote, Victoria
Enlistment date2 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 23 November 1916
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 25 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records24
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
52
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and A. DICKSON, 77 Dennis Street, Northcote, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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