Ernest Millington NIXON

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NIXON, Ernest Millington

Service Number: 6118
Enlisted: 25 July 1916, Sydney, New South Wales
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 19th Infantry Battalion
Born: Reefton, New South Wales, 1887
Home Town: Temora, Temora Municipality, New South Wales
Schooling: Reefton Public School
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Killed in Action, France, 3 May 1917
Cemetery: Queant Road Cemetery, Buissy
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Temora WW1 War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

25 Jul 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 6118, Sydney, New South Wales
25 Oct 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 6118, 19th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
25 Oct 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 6118, 19th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ascanius, Sydney
3 May 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 6118, 19th Infantry Battalion, Bullecourt (Second)

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Biography contributed by John Edwards

6118 Private Ernest Millington Nixon, 17th Reinforcements, 19th Battalion, of Reefton, NSW. Pte Nixon enlisted on 25 June 1916 and embarked from Sydney aboard HMAT Ascanius on 25 October 1916. He was killed in action on 3 May 1917 at Bullecourt, France, aged 30 years.