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Rowland James DICKSON

Regimental number50727
Place of birthTent Hill, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressGrosvenor Hotel, Rockhampton, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Height5' 7"
Weight164 lbs
Next of kinFather, W.H. Dickson, Inverell, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date9 February 1918
Place of enlistmentRockhampton, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameQueensland Reinforcement 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Osterley on 8 May 1918
Regimental number from Nominal Roll20727
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollMachine Gun Battalion Details
FateDied of disease 14 October 1918
Place of burialTidworth Military Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 336), North Tidworth, Wiltshire.
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
180
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Town. Rockhampton, Queensland
Other details

War service: England.

Entrained Brisbane, 5 May 1918; embarked Sydney, 8 May 1918; disembarked Liverpool, England, 10 July 1918; marched into 9th Training Bn, Fovant, 11 July 1918, and allotted to 41st Bn Reinforcements the same day.

Transferred to Machine Gun Corps, 2 October 1918, and marched into Machine Gun Training Depot, Parkhouse, the same day.

Died, Tidworth Military Hospital, 14 October 1918 (double pneumonia).

Buried, Tidworth Military Cemetery, 17 October 1918.

Medal: British War Medal.
SourcesNAA: B2455, DICKSON Rowland James

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