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Richard Brownlow DIXON

Regimental number659
Date of birth--/01/1888
Place of birthQuirindi New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressTamworth, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs Annie Parker Dixon, Kensington, Tamworth, New South Wales
Enlistment date24 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Light Horse Regiment, Machine Gun Section
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/17/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 13 June 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Machine Gun Squadron
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: LH12 MGO
Promotion date: 28 July 1916

Lieutenant


Unit: 2 MG Sqn
Promotion date: 20 December 1916

Temporary CAPT


Unit: 4 MG Sqn
Promotion date: 14 April 1919

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31728 (12 January 1920); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 133 (1 April 1920).

FateReturned to Australia 28 June 1919
Other details

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

Date of death2 August 1931
Age at death41
Place of burialGunnedah Cemetery, New South Wales

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