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.
Occupation: a Butcher;
Enlistment Details: Location: Black Boy Hill; Date: 18th February 1916; Age: 29; 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.
Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Arthur & Alice Dixey, of 196, Foxhall Road, Ipswich.
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, 14, a Dressmaker.
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, 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.
Arthur is remembered on his parent’s headstone at Ipswich Old Cemetery, Section J.
Australian Infantry, 16th Battalion, 18th Reinforcements: