William Keith RIXON

RIXON, William Keith

Service Number: 513
Enlisted: 25 August 1914
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 3rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Murrurundi, New South Wales, Australia, 1891
Home Town: Bulli, Wollongong, New South Wales
Schooling: Public School, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation: Telegraphist
Died: Killed in Action, Gallipoli, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 6 June 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Bulli Great War Memorial, Bulli Roll of Honour, Bulli-Woonona War Memorial , Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

25 Aug 1914: Enlisted
20 Oct 1914: Involvement Private, 513, 3rd Infantry Battalion, ANZAC / Gallipoli
20 Oct 1914: Embarked Private, 513, 3rd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Euripides, Sydney

Additional information

William Keith RIXON was born in 1891 in Murrurundi NSW to father James RIXON & mother Kezia Annesley RIXON

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of James and Kezia Ansley Rixon of Bulli, NSW. Brother of Marjorie Jean Rixon

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