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Number Private 6745

Battalion 5th Battalion

Place of Birth Port Melbourne

Next of Kin His wife Mrs. Elizabeth Fixter of Rosedale
later Lancashire.

Date and place of enlistment Leongatha 14/9/1916

Physical details on enlistment Age 24 years 6 months 5'8",
129 pounds, brown eyes and fair hair

Religion Presbyterian

Occupation Labourer

Date and place of death

Killed in action 20/9/1917 at Zillebeke near Passchendaele Belgium

Location of grave or memorial

He was buried at Verbick Farm and later moved to Hooge Crater Cemetery Passchendaele Belgium

Relationship to Woorayl Shire

He enlisted in Leongatha

Military History

He is on the Dumbalk Honour Roll
17/8/16 Dr. Wood signed His medical
25/10/16 He embarked on HMAT Ulysses
She was in the 22nd reinforcement of the 5th Battalion
From 22/2/17 until he went to France on 25/4/17 he was in Fargo Hospital with bronchitis
20/9/17 He was killed in action
Mrs. Elizabeth Fixter must have moved to England as her address in 1921 is
Tabby Nook Newburgh near Wigan Lancashire. She received a pension

A letter says Mrs. T fixter of Boisdale the

She received 3 copies of a photo of his grave
He nearest female relative medal was sent to Mrs. Susan Fixter of Rosedale
In October 1918 Mrs. Fixter writes to army regarding her address, which is Boisdale not Drysdale
The widow Elizabeth Fixter received 40/- per fortnight
His mother Susan Fixter of Rosedale received 20/- per fortnight
Mr. Fixter of Boisdale Gippsland asked for more information on the death of Pte.

His wife received medals, scroll and plaque


FIXTER, Tasman

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