William George DIXON

DIXON, William George

Service Number: 216
Enlisted: 22 August 1914, Enlisted at Melbourne
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 7th Infantry Battalion
Born: Beechworth, Victoria, Australia, 1887
Home Town: Richmond (V), Yarra, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Wharf Labourer
Died: Killed in Action, Gallipoli, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 25 April 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave Panel 28, Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Beechworth War Memorial, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

22 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 216, Enlisted at Melbourne
19 Oct 1914: Involvement Private, 216, 7th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC / Gallipoli
19 Oct 1914: Embarked Private, 216, 7th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Hororata, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Robert Dixon and Nellie Dixon nee Parkin of West Richmond, Victoria.

Next of kin later given as his brother of A.J. Dixon of 71 Cunningham Street, Northcote, Victoria

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal