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Henry Malcolm RIXON

Regimental number2734
Date of birth17 August 1882
Place of birthBega, New South Wales
SchoolBega Grammar School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressDurham Street, Dulwich Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinMother, Mrs Jessie Rixon, Durham Street, Dulwich Hill, New South Wales
Enlistment date16 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name53rd Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/70/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll53rd Battalion
Promotions

Lieutenant


Unit: 53rd Battalion
Promotion date: 29 November 1917

Other details from Roll of Honour CircularJoined the Bank of New South Wales, Port Macquarie branch, November 1901 (appointed accountant, June 1901). Transferred to Tamworth branch (as ledger keeper), May 1908; to Inspector's Department, Head Office, November 1911; to Moree branch (as teller), July 1912; to Forbes branch (as accountant), September 1914.
FateReturned to Australia 16 January 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Sources'Bank of New South Wales Roll of Honour' (Sydney, 1921), p. 332.

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