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Bacchus Marsh
Avenue of Honour

Private William Dixon

1895
Born at South Wigston, Leicestershire, England
24/7/1915
Enlisted in the AIF at Melbourne, aged 25
29/12/1915
Embarked aboard the HMAT A64 Demosthenes with the 13th Reinforcements, 8th Battalion
1916
Disembarked in Egypt
29/3/1916
Embarked from Alexandria, Egypt
4/4/1916
Disembarked at Marseilles, France
29/7/1916
Reinforcements joined unit
29/7/1916
To hospital, sick
25/8/1916
Rejoined unit from hospital
24/9/1916
To hospital at Boulogne, France
25/9/1916
Discharged to Base Depot - Etaples, France
20/10/1916
Transferred to the 46th Battalion
19/11/1916
To hospital, Rouen, France - Mumps
16/12/1916
Transferred to the 8th Battalion
1/2/1917
Wounded in action - gunshot wound to the abdomen
27/2/1917
Admitted to hospital - England
25/5/1917
Discharged to furlough
21/7/1917
Embarked for Australia aboard the HMAT A14 Euripides
18/9/1917
Returned to Australia
19/3/1918
Discharged from the AIF
1955
Died in NSW, aged 60

Last updated by lee, Sat, 28 Aug 2021 11:35:06