Robert Rex Nixon

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First name: Robert

Middle name: Rex

Last name: Nixon

Personal information:

Brothers - Private Robert Rex Nixon, a clerk of Neutral Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, was born in Adelaide, South Australia and enlisted at Liverpool aged 18 years, 6 May 1915. He embarked from Sydney on board HMAT A63 Karoola, 16 June 1915 and served in the 4th, 56th and 61st Battalion, 21 May 1915-May 1919. He returned to Australia on the Port Macquarie, 27 May 1919

Ward diary, 6 October 1914 - 28 July 1915
Diary of Eric Harford Ward

More than just this dairy (which is incredibly moving), it's the stories you piece together by reading other material in our collection. While on duty, Eric Ward wrote several letters to his home town paper The Bathurst TimesYou can even get a small glimpse of his life after the war with mention of a wedding. These documents are like pieces of a puzzle that together show a picture of a man who went to war and, thankfully, returned home.
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