ARTHUR DANIEL DIXEY

 

 

Born: 26th January 1888, 66, Carr Street, Ipswich.

Died: 22nd September 1917; age 29; Died of Wounds – Aerial bomb wound to head – 18th Corps Main Dressing Station.

Place of Association: 40, Union Street, Subiaco, Australia.

                                                                                                                      

Enlistment Details: Location: Black Boy Hill; Date: 18th February 1916; Age: 29; Occupation: Butcher; Religion: CofE; Next of Kin: father – Arthur Dixey, of 196, Foxhall Road, Ipswich. Height: 5ft 2 1/2ins, fresh complexion, brown eyes, brown hair.

Embarked: Fremantle; on board HMAT ‘Seang Bee’ A48 – 18th July 1916.

 

Service: 20th October 1916 – proceeded overseas – France. 24th October 1916 – to 16th Battalion – Estaples. 14th April 1917 – Wounded in Action – Shell Wound Left Thigh – 1st General Hospital – Etreat. 12th May 1917 – 18th April 1917 – 4th C. Depot – Havre. 5th May 1917 – 4th ADBD. 12th May 1917 – rejoined Battalion. 22nd September 1917 – Wounded in Action.

 

Rank: Private; Service Number: 5707; Regiment: Australian Imperial Force. Australian Infantry, 16th Battalion, 18th Reinforcements.                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

 

Grave Reference:

II.C.4.

Gwalia Cemetery,

West-Vlaanderen,

Belgium.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Arthur & Alice Dixey, of 196, Foxhall Road, Ipswich.

 

CENSUS

 

1891   66, Carr Street, Ipswich.

 

Arthur was 3 years old and living with his parents & sisters.

Arthur Dixey, 29, a Fishmonger – own account, born Ipswich.

Alice Dixey (nee Stevenson), 33, born Ipswich.

Alice Ellen Dixey, 4, born Ipswich.

Edith Ada Dixey, 2 months, born Ipswich.

1 domestic servant.

 

1901   66, Carr Street, Ipswich.

 

Arthur was 13 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Arthur, 39, a Fishmonger – own account.

Alice, 43.

Alice, 14, a Dressmaker.

Edith, 10.

Frank Walter Dixey, 8, born Ipswich.

 

1911   66, Carr Street, Ipswich.

 

Arthur was 23 years old, a Butcher’s Assistant. He was living with his parents & siblings.

Arthur, 49, a Fishmonger – own account.

Alice, 52.

Alice, 24, a Dressmaker – own account.

Edith, 20, a Milliner.

Frank, 18, an Engine Fitter Apprentice.

 

Arthur’s effects, Victory, British War & 1914/1915 Star, Memorial Scroll & ‘Where the Australians Rest’ were sent to his sister in accordance with his will – Mrs Alice Ellen Banyard, of 143, 8th Avenue, Maylands, West Australia.

 

Australian Infantry, 16th Battalion, 18th Reinforcements:

https://www.awm.gov.au/unit/U51456/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/16th_Battalion,_Royal_Western_Australia_Regiment

 

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