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James Ernest DIXON

Regimental number2129
Place of birthGerringong, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Address78 Nelson Street, Annandale, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 8.5"
Weight157 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Edith Alice Dixon, 78 Nelson Street, Annandale, New South Wales
Enlistment date24 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A63 Karoola on 16 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 4 November 1915
Discharge date5 May 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Taken on strength, 3rd Bn, Gallipoli, 4 August 1915. Admitted to 3rd Field Ambulance, 21 August 1915; returned to Lines, 22 August 1915. Admitted to 3rd Field Ambulance, 2 September 1915 (gastro-enteritis); transferred to 1st Australian Casualty Clearing Station, 3 September 1915; to Mudros, 3 September 1915, to No. 2 General Hospital, Ghezireh, Egypt, 9 September 1915; to British Red Cross Convalescent Hospital, Montasah, 15 September 1915.

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Karoola', 4 November 1915.; discharged (medical unfitness), 5 May 1916.

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

Date of death15 March 1969

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