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Soldier profiles

Name : DICKSON, THOMAS CECIL
Service Number : VX19618
Date of Birth : 06/10/1902
Place of Birth : GEELONG, VIC
Known as : CECIL
Occupation on Enlistment : MINING EDITOR OF ARGUS NEWSPAPER FINANCIAL STAFF
Date of Enlistment : 06/06/1940
Locality on Enlistment : TOORAK, VIC
Place of Enlistment : CAULFIELD, VIC
Next of Kin : DICKSON, WINIFRED
Rank (at time of discharge / death) : STAFF SERGEANT
Service : ARMY
Final Posting : 2/2 PIONEER BATTALION
Position / Platoon / Company (as 2/2 Pioneer) (date / details) : COMPANY KITCHEN (SYRIA)
Unit Transfers / Promotions (date / details) :
Theatres of War : SYRIA, JAVA
Actions : FORT MERDJAYOUN (SYRIA), MAZRAAT ED DAHR (SYRIA)
Wounded (date / details) :
Discharged : 24/01/1946
Date Died : 07/08/1988
Age at Death : 85
Community Roll of Honour : N/A
Buried Location / Memorial (P.O.W., D.O.W., K.I.A.) : N/A
K.I.A. (date / details) : N/A
D.O.W. (date / details) : N/A
M.I.A. (date / details) : N/A
P.O.W. (location/s) : JAVA
Died P.O.W. (date / details) : NO
P.O.W. Camps (details) : THAILAND
Recovered P.O.W. (location/s) : THAILAND
Honours and Gallantry : None for display
Applicable Australian War Memorial circulars : Australian War Memorial B-JAVA-0023 Missing & POW Circular
References found (entries & photos) : National Archives of Australia (Barcode 6216465 [NOT EXAMINED]),   WW2 Nominal Roll,   Australian War Memorial,   Past article (size 83kB),   Past article (size 948kB),   Past article (size 445kB),   Past article (size 939kB),   Past article (size 579kB),   Past article (size 57kB)

Background : Brother of VX12029 J. B. Dickson (2/2 Pioneer). Repatriated to Australia on Moreton Bay.