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Stephen DIXON

Regimental number1671
Place of birthGin Gin Queensland
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressGin Gin via Bundaberg, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Joseph Dixon, Wallaville, Gin Gin via Bundaberg, Queensland
Enlistment date24 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 17 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 7 August 1916
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialPuchevillers British Cemetery (Plot II, Row D, Grave no. 17), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
107
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph and Charlotte Elizabeth DIXON. Native of Gin Gin, Queensland
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1672 Pte Joseph DIXON, 26th Bn, returned to Australia, 24 July 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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