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George Thomas NIX

Regimental number405
Date of birth3 December 1887
Place of birthCrows Nest, New South Wales
SchoolHillgrove Public School, New South Wales
OccupationKangaroo shooter
AddressElectra Street, South Bundaberg, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, c/o S S N Nix, Electra Street, South Bundaberg, Queensland
Enlistment date29 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Light Horse Regiment, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/10/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A34 Persic on 21 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 15 January 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: Lt Henry Jarrett NIX, 31st Bn, returned to Australia, 3 July 1919; 5629 Pte Francis William NIX, 26th Bn, returned to Australia, 5 September 1919; Captain John Edward NIX, 25th Bn, killed in action, 5 November 1916.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Palestine

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death13 March 1961
Age at death73
Place of burialCremated: Mt Gravatt Crematorium, Brisbane, Queensland

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