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Archibald David DICKSON

Regimental number2537
Place of birthYearing, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address81 Fraser Street, Newtown, Geelong, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 10"
Weight144 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Dickson, 31 Apharaso Street, Geelong, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date29 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 16 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateDied of disease 21 August 1917
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialSte. Marie Cemetery (Div. 62 Plot I, Row H, Grave No. 2), Le Havre, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: David and Mary Ellen DICKSON, 81 Aphrasia Street, Newtwown, Geelong, Victoria. Native of Yering, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSecond given name incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as Davies.
SourcesNAA: B2455, DICKSON Archibald David

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