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George William DIXON

Regimental number2468
Place of birthTunstall England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLoco fireman
Address18 James Street, Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, R Dixon, Tunstall, Yorkshire, England
Enlistment date14 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A51 Chilka on 18 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 17 August 1915
Date of death17 August 1915
Place of burialPortianos Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 35), Greece.
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and the late Ellen DIXON, Tunstall, Yorks, England
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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