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George Robert DIXON

Regimental number164
Place of birthEast Malvern, Victoria
AddressFramlingham, via Garvoc, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Height5' 7"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinMrs G Dixon, Framlingham, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Victorian Scottish Regiment for 3 years.
Enlistment date20 August 1914
Place of enlistmentSouth Melbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A3 Orvieto on 21 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 2 July 1915
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War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Wounded in action, 25 April 1915 (bullet wound, toe); admitted to 1st General Hospital, Heliopolis, Egypt, 29 April 1915. Transferred to Convalescent Camp, Helouan, 12 May 1915; to Base details, Cairo, 3 June 1915.

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HS 'Ballarat', 5 July 1915; discharged, 7 February 1916 (medically unfit).

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death20 May 1936
Place of burialPort Fairy Cemetery, Victoria

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