Henry Stanley Dixon

Name    Henry Stanley Dixon

Number    Private 2206

Battalion         29th Battalion  

Place of Birth  Wodsley Sheffield Yorkshire England

Next of Kin   Joseph Ashby Dixon His mother worked at Wharncliffe War Hospital Sheffield

Date and place of enlistment   Melbourne 15/7/1915

Physical details on enlistment   Age 20 years 6 months,


Occupation   Farm labourer

Date and place of death he was wounded in action on 7/11/16 and was taken to No 36 Casualty Clearing Station where he died of wounds that same day.

Location of grave or memorial

He was buried in Heily Station Cemetery Mericourt L’Abbe 2 ½ miles from Corbie

Relationship to Woorayl Shire

He worked for Mr Alfred Bickle Goad of Dumbalk

Military History

  • 15/7/15 He enlisted in Melbourne
  • 18/2/ 16 He embarked Melbourne on HMAT Ballarat
  • 10/5/16 He left Alexandria
  • 20/5/16 He arrived at Marseilles
  • He was in the 29th Battalion on the Lewis Gun
  • 7/11/16 He was wounded in action and went to No 36 casualty Clearing Station
  • 7/11/16 He died of wounds and was buried the same day in Heilly Station cemetery Mericourt L’Abbe 2 and half miles from Corbie
  • He worked for Mr. Alfred Bickle Goad of Dumbalk
  • The Clerk of Courts Korumburra received a statement of death 4/12/17 as a request required for the probate of his will
  • He had a National Mutual Insurance Policy.
  • All medals went to his father

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