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Reginald DIXON

Regimental number1644
Place of birthHolm Rook England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressSwift Street, Wellington, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Margaret Hannah Dixon, Swift Street, Wellington, New South Wales
Enlistment date24 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll27 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name54th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/71/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 14 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollNo 2 Australian Hospital Ship 'Kanowna'
FateReturned to Australia 16 December 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 2640 Pte Harold Wilson DIXON, 56th Bn, returned to Australia, 25 January 1919; 2641 Pte William James DIXON, 54th Bn, returned to Australia, 21 July 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death19 November 1945

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