William Fletcher NIXON


NIXON, William Fletcher

Service Number: 6551
Enlisted: 20 April 1916
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 3rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Woomargama, NSW, 30 June 1880
Home Town: Wagga Wagga, New South Wales
Schooling: Woomargama SS
Occupation: Grazier
Died: Killed in Service, To Be Determined, France, 3 May 1917, aged 36 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, Picardie, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Holbrook War Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

20 Apr 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 6551, 3rd Infantry Battalion
7 Oct 1916: Involvement Private, SN 6551, 3rd Infantry Battalion
7 Oct 1916: Embarked Private, SN 6551, 3rd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ceramic, Sydney

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of Thomas and Mary NIXON, Eskott, Little Billabong, New South Wales