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Benjamin DIXON

Regimental number4677
Place of birthNewcastle New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Address9 London Street, Enmore, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFather, W Dixon, 122 Readleigh Road, Gateshead, England
Enlistment date12 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 13 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 5 July 1918
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialVignacourt British Cemetery (Plot II, Row E, Grave no. 7), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William White and Margaret DIXON, husband of Edith Kate DIXON, 26 Gowrie Street, Newtown, New South Wales. Native of Gateshead-on-Tyne, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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